Monday, June 18, 2012

24/7 My Beautiful/Crazy and Fleeting Days

Get up.
Do laundry.
Make food. For 8.
Get ready.
Do laundry.
Get in the car.
Drive a kid to an appointment.
Get back in the car.
Drive home.
Make some food. For 8.
Do laundry.
Teach some school.
Pray for patience.
Try to clean something.
Do laundry.
Make some food.
Pray for patience.
Drive a kid somewhere.
Drive home.
Do some laundry.
Make some food.
Kiss husband hello and goodbye.
Drive 2 or 3 kids to different places at the same time, hauling grumpy toddlers.
Watch sports. Chase grumpy toddlers. Take photos. Listen to whining about food.
Pray for patience.
Drive home.
Make some food.
Do laundry.
Wash children.
Brush teeth.
Read stories.
Try not to fall asleep while reading.
Pray with said children.
Listen to them pray. (Listening to your preschooler blessing his siblings and their friends is so precious!)
Sing lullabies. (all bedtime is done while being screamed at by grumpy toddler)
Distribute bedtime kisses.
Receive bedtime kisses.
Nurse squirmy toddler.
Put yelling toddler in crib.
Put child back to bed.
Pray for patience.
Put child back to bed.
Put child back to bed.
Pray for forgiveness for losing patience.
Do laundry.
Put child back to bed.
Drive somewhere to pick up a child.
Pray that I won't fall asleep while driving.
Drive home, picking up something at the store.
Put child back to bed.
Do laundry.
Try to clean something.
Stare comatose at computer or book.
Pass out with the light still on.
Nurse toddler.
Leave soaking wet preschooler in my bed snoring.
Put on dry pajamas.
Crawl into preschooler's dry bed and try to hang on to a few more precious minutes of sleep.
Listen to toddler yelling from bed, pretending to not hear him.
Give it up.
Do laundry.

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