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Living for your kids....

This weekend I really felt as if I lived for my kids. I had 2 eventful days and now I feel as if I need a break from the weekend. Its not that I had a great time taking ten around and seeing them having a great time. But the amount of time spent getting them ready, packing a bag, packing snacks, piling them into the car, taking care of them, making sure they ate... making sure they were hydrated... making sure you 2 year did not fall to sleep... making sure they had fun... completely pooped me out!!!!



My kids had a great weekend... but I do not know if I can do this every time at the same pace. I literally had to drag myself out of bed for work and drink coke to get me going. Most challenging is being a teacher and maintaining the same energy (which I do not have... or what little I do have is depleting fast) throughout the day.

So basically all I want is to get home and spend some needed quality time with my bed. I want to snuggle into my warm bed, dive under the thick smooth blanket and indulge in the cool air-conditioned room and forget the day... forget the weekend... forget that tomorrow is another workday!!!

Wish me luck and I hope your week started off better than mine.

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  1. Jillian ~ I can absolutely relate. This morning I did not want to get out of bed and do anything but when you are a full time mother...that just isn't an option!

    Found you via GFC Hop ~ now following your blog!
    Would love for you to take a look at Raising Reagan ~ http://www.raising-reagan.com

    Lanaya

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  2. Sorry your having a crappy time. Hope things get better for you. We're all here for you if you need to vent.

    Now following you!

    Bonnie @ www.alittleunhinged.com

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  3. Hi, I'm a new follower.
    Hope things get better for you.
    Kerry
    www.ohsoamelia.com

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