Friday, October 22, 2010

Reality Check

I looked around and felt slightly amused (if not exhausted) by the scene unfolding around me, so I grabbed a camera and snapped a photo. Then today I decided to procrastinate and make note of the details that sum up life around the home... that is, when I am trying to work. Pretty sure you have to click the picture to read any of the captions..

In a nutshell, they are wonderful kids. They of course have their moments, but what preschoolers don't, seriously? I just find that it's such a striking, instant, difference in their behavior from when I am playing with them and paying 100% attention to them... to the instant I stop, they switch into crazy mode! Needless to say, next year I might have to consider one or two days a week putting Henry in some kind of daycare or getting a nanny. Lucy will be in kindergarten. A few hours of peace, a couple days a week, would do wonders. I think right now it's a tough time to run a business and be a SAHM. It won't always be this way, with all the chaos.

At least I can laugh about it... sometimes.


Katie said...

That is too funny! That really is "a day in the life" :)

Kamarah said...

LOVE it - so hilarious. I think my house may look like that every morning right before the kids are ready to get on the bus. :)

iamchibee said...

Adorable son... and nice kitchen! Your place is bright and warm, just right for your growing kiddos :)

mj said...

Ohhhh,you have a great kitchen. So bright and refreshing. Nice pictures. Hope to see more of it.

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Naughty But Responsible said...

The comment you made about someone being in the refrigerator made me laugh, out loud. Cute :)

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