Monday, June 22, 2009

Not enough hours in the day

How many others feel the same way?
Everyday I have a list of things that I want to accomplish and I rarely get them ALL done! Am I making the list too long, or am I going about my list the wrong way? The only thing it seems that ALWAYS gets lost in the shuffle is time for me to work, alone time with the door shut! I know all you other moms are laughing right now, alone time, what is that? I consider going to the bathroom with just ONE of my children coming into the room as an accomplishment! I feel like I am the queen of multi-tasking, but where do you draw the line? How do all of you get YOUR work done??

I LOVE being a stay at home mom, being their sole care-giver most of the day, BUT it's hard to run a business that I also LOVE at the same time! Between the housework, kids, and everything else life throws at us, things always get missed in the shuffle, and yes sometimes they are important things. Paperwork, bills, dr. appts., calls to return...you name it with our hectic life, something ALWAYS gets missed! Fionn and I are just in a funk today I guess, this is the first morning without Maggie since the end of school. He's been in one thing after another, just to get my attention! So here's my (mini) version of Not Me Monday:
It was NOT ME who looked the other way as my son dumped the dog's water all over the floor, just so I could do the dishes. It was NOT ME who watched him transer the dog's food back and forth from bowl to bowl while sitting in the pile of water. It was NOT ME who just put him in his crib for his SECOND afternoon nap so I could fold laundry(in my defense, he was tired) and get a little work done...
Okay it was short but sweet, but that's all I'm fessing up to this week!

So in honor of yesterday being father's day, I thought I would post a couple pictures from the last week. We celebrated Father's day with Greg's family last Sunday since Pop-pop was headed out of town.
This is a shot of the 3 generations!
Yesterday we celebrated by taking daddy to I-hop after Mass, and then he and Maggie came home and washed the truck before we took her to meet Mema and Pop-pop! Since all of daddy's shirts(home shirts) are sleveless, she decided that she needed to cut off one of her t-shirts...this is her getting ready to wash the tires!

And last but not least, is her helping daddy wash the truck itself!!
We hope you all had a GREAT day with those special daddy's in your lives!!!

3 wonderful people say::

Just Me said...

Sorry you were in a "funk" today and are missing Maggie, but hopefully getting a blog post written WITH pictures made you feel "productive". (Not Me Mondays are very cathartic!) I can't quite relate at this point in my life, but am sure my time will come! In the mean time, I will enjoy my "alone time" while I have it :o)

Take care,
Amanda

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

Enjoyed reading your blog tonight.....I love finding new blogs...Had a little time to blog hop tonight while waiting to go to the hospital and welcome a new grandson tomorrow. This month I am posting about our Disney trip, plus a great giveaway.

Anonymous said...

oh Ging, cheer up!!! I cant get anything accomplished on tuesday, wednesday, thursday.... etc... LOL. All you can ever do is get thru today. I am loving Esa's pics. You did awesome as usual. Not quite sure what is up with jacobs droppy eye in the black and white pic. haha. cant imagin he will be gone in anotherten years or sooner. then we will wonder how how we ever filled our time up. Just like that country song, It wont be like this forever. I love you. muah! Shell