Tag Archives: juggling

My schedule: the best of both worlds?

This term (and continuing through the academic year) I am doing an internship (16 weekly hours), taking classes (7 credit hours) and being mom, wife, chef, chauffeur, house cleaner extraordinaire and hopefully person. This actually looks worse than it is … Continue reading

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Dependable, Quality Childcare.

Without help (paid or otherwise) with our girls, our world would stop. I would not be in school. I would not be the best mom I could be. Without good childcare, I would not be able to breeze through my … Continue reading

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Quiet weekends.

You know that feeling, when your Saturday is coming to a close, and your stomach drops a little at the thought of another crazy week? And then you remember that tomorrow is Sunday. And that your Sunday is free!* That. … Continue reading

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Reliable Transportation.

With our current here-there-and-everywhere lifestyle we truly would be lost without our two cars. I am so thankful that we own two cars we can count on. Before the purchase of my beloved Passat wagon, I drove a fifteen year … Continue reading

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Flexibility (as a family, through this transition).

Any brewing post ideas I ever have are long and involved. Or at least beyond the 5-10 consecutive free minutes I have had the past two weeks. And no, I am not exaggerating. With classes beginning next week I know … Continue reading

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Hello, September. You sure look different…

I have weird butterflies as I open the “Add New Post” page. Is it because it’s been so long since I’ve done so? Is it because I’m not quite sure what to say? How to say? Is it excitement? Trepidation? … Continue reading

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Losing.

A few days ago I was overcome by the rather disconcerting idea that pretty much my whole life, the basis of my stay-at-home motherhood, is about losing. And by¬† “rather disconcerting” I mean, hit me like a freakin Mac truck. … Continue reading

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Mid-summer is a brief reprieve.

Ahhhhh, a post. This is what I’ve been longing to do for days now. Weeks? How long has it been? Time is slipping through my fingers as usual. Our recent weekend adventures that involve days of prepping the week before … Continue reading

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Dear Blog (and blog readers),

I know I’ve been neglecting you. Really, it’s not personal. I think about you every day and, truly, I have so much to say. There’s just this whole never-enough-time thing. We are in the midst of an especially busy season … Continue reading

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Master of my own Domain.

No, not the Seinfeld version of this statement. I’m talking about “homemaking.” When I was eight months pregnant and returned to school we did one of the best things we could have done. We splurged on a house cleaning service. … Continue reading

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