Lately I always seem to begin my blog with it has been awhile. I just can not find the time to blog like I used to. I can’t figure out why either. I mean between my hubby working in another state for 15 days at a time, working as a marketing director part time, raising 3 children, one of them nursing I just can’t figure out how I am spending my time 🙂 My lack of sleep is making me to witty and sarcastic. I am wondering what my coworkers think of me now.
I do have so much to blog about but now that I have a moment but my brain is fried. I am thinking about blogging about topics starting with the letter A and ending in Z. We shall see if that comes to fruition and keep me more engaged in my blogging venture.
For now I will let everyone know the children are great, getting regular baths, wearing clean clothes, and eating good meals. Some how I am managing to get everyone out for appointments, an occasional jont the parks and have even attempted grocery shopping solo with 3 kids. Now with that said the house is a disaster, we are living out of laundry baskets and I could probably do with a house keeper. I am sure there are other people out there that have a harder time but this is all new for me with three kids so I am still getting in a groove. I know it with come.
I am going to hit the hay and hope for more than 5 hours sleep.
I owe huge updates on the D family. I have been a single mom for over a week now. I am proud of myself because I actually changed the cat litter. Hubby won’t believe it because as he puts it I have not done it since I found I was pregnant with J 7 years ago. Ha!
Sothe reason for my single mom status is hubby is traveling for work in Cali and Texas working round the clock to come back home to us next week some time. This is the world we live in now. The economy in Michigan sucks and you have to do what you have to do to make a living. Thank goodness I work too and at least it seems to be reliable.
So while I am playing single mom we have been hanging around Grandma and Grandpa quite a bit for support. Thank goodness for them or my head might turn all the way around.
J’s last day of kindergarten is this Friday and he talks excitedly about being a 1st grader next year. I am so glad he likes school. I can’t believe next year I will have a child in school full time. I told him it seems like yesterday when he was a baby. Now our midweek runs to the park or shopping trips will be trumped by school. Family vacations will be scheduled around school breaks and homework and studying will be come common place. Cherish those first 5 years… they go by so quick. Tears…
Little Z is still the middle child through and through. Talk about terrible 3’s. 2’s have nothing on this age. He went from a cat phase to a bird phase which is fine. He seems to get fixated on something new every 6 months. Some days I worry about his social skills because he just refuses to interact with other people his age and then other days he is just fine. We shall see how preschool goes this fall. He will either love it or hate it. We are going to try some activities this summer to ease him into it. Oh boy!!!
Little K… almost 4 months now and laughing, cooing, and keeping her head straight so she can see the world. She adores her brothers and loves to smile at everyone. She is just a beautiful little baby and people are drawn to her. Z even made the comment with pride that everyone loves our baby. She is grabbing at toys now and gaining more control of her movements.
We are still trying to sell the house but no interest so far. A few showings but that was awhile ago and nothing lately. Oh well. We can make this how work 🙂
We are planning a few family adventures for this summer but with the price of gas we won’t go far too often. I decided to renew the zoo membership because with gas at least it was a quick fun trip in town that we could do for cheap. I also figure we will try out Meijer Gardens a few times, Millennium Park, one trip to Michigan’s Adventure, a few movies here and there and of course Grandpa’s pool 🙂
Wish us well as we embark on a summer with 3 kids and at times one parent. If anyone has ideas on how to keep busy and sane I am all ears!