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Is It Only Wednesday?

This has been a crazy week. My husband has his super important annual meeting (of some sort or another) tomorrow, and each year it requires a LOT of preparation on his part and his team's part. So he's been working late every night this week. And although he was able to help me out a little this morning, it's pretty much been me and the kids for the past few days straight.

We've been having a really fun time! Whenever I get to do the late afternoons with the kids, I have so much fun. Our mornings almost always feel so rushed and hectic, with me trying to get everyone ready for the day and fed breakfast and then getting the Pumpkin and myself out the door. In the afternoons, I pick up the Pumpkin and come home to the Pookie. The nanny leaves, and we have snacks and play inside or in the back yard. I make some dinner, we eat and then get ready for bed.

I do get some help at bedtime, since both kids need a person with them until they are asleep (though, sometimes the Pookie is able to be put in his crib in that almost mythical state of drowsy-but-awake and then falls asleep by himself!). My dad came over last night, and my mom came over tonight.

My only real issue with this week is that I am not able to get into work any earlier but I have to leave early to get the Pumpkin and relieve the nanny in time. I'm not getting enough done at work because of the short days, and I'm spending hours each day in meetings. Luckily, we are really getting stuff accomplished in those meetings--real working meetings!

These days, I have precious little time for myself, which means very little time for blogging. And the worst of all? My work no longer allows me regular access to Blogger! Apparently they've changed the access and to log into Blogger, so that there is a "quota" of time that I can have on that site. It said I have 60 minutes for the site, but I don't know if that is per day or per week or what! Not that I'm logged into Blogger much at work, but I do have to log in to publish comments. And I think that each time I log in, subtracts 10 minutes at a time. I'm scared to find out for sure! Either way, it SUCKS!

I'm really looking forward to this weekend, though! DC area meet up on Saturday, and Mother's Day on Sunday!


Karen said…
What a crappy week leading up to Mother's Day. It'll be nice for you to have a meet-up this weekend after all that!

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