Category: Balancing act

Finding the time (for me)

There wasn’t time in my schedule to think, to plan, to daydream. Every minute of the day was scheduled for maximum efficiency. The only time ideas trickled into my thoughts was when I was trying to sleep, and I’d force myself to clear my… Continue Reading “Finding the time (for me)”

A "working" afternoon in the life of a WAHM

12:30 p.m. Finish cleaning up from lunch. Shove three-year-old in her room and instruct her to read books quietly if she doesn’t want to sleep. 12:31 p.m. Put on load of laundry. 12:33 p.m. Grab water bottle. Sit down at desk to work. 12:40… Continue Reading “A "working" afternoon in the life of a WAHM”

That elusive balance

This has been kind of a rough week.  I spent most of the day thinking that I was much, much busier than last week, but a quick check of my calendar shows that, no, I was this busy last week. And the week before.… Continue Reading “That elusive balance”

How do you spell anxiety? R-e-l-a-x

You could say I run a tight ship.All aboard the S.S. Obsessive Compulsive!But, you see, I need to start easing up a little bit … Darling Husband works a lot of hours (two full-time jobs, actually … yeah, yikes is right). So naturally, Baby… Continue Reading “How do you spell anxiety? R-e-l-a-x”

Mommy confession …

The other day, I started letting my five-and-a-half-month-old watch Treehouse. Just like 15 or 20 minutes a day, when I desperately need to send a freelance invoice or respond to an e-mail. He has always LOVED TV, and he is especially fixated by these… Continue Reading “Mommy confession …”