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Friday, May 25, 2012

It’s Summer…time to reengage

 

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Tuesday was the last day of school for my wee one’s…yes, mommy had tears…my 5 year old is going to Kindergarten next year.  I didn’t cry with my older ones, but I realize I’m getting to the end of having “little ones”… my oldest just turned 13 , will be in 8th grade and I can barely remember him being a toddler…time is slipping away…

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With that, I realized I have not been the best mommy I can be…too much yelling, always saying no, house always a mess, letting the boob tube babysit while I use my time selfishly, yada, yada, yada…Also, I have such control issues that I have come to realize my kids are as self sufficient as my 3 year old…I do everything for them, granted that is my job as a mommy, but that’s not making me a good teacher, which is also my job as a mommy…

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So, after yet another hubby/wife therapy session after the kids went to bed we came to the conclusion that we need to get our shizz together…STAT!

I pulled out my 2012 goal list, which I am not going to share because who really cares except me, I haven’t crossed ONE thing off my list and the year is half gone!!  Well, looking at it  renewed my motivation

My older kids are out of school come Friday…after a couple days of decompressing I’m going to kick things in high gear around here, a bit of (tender) boot camp…there will be some major organization so I won’t be so frazzled, house wise and mentally…I feel so overwhelmed with the amount of clutter, nothing being in a set spot, etc…if I don’t get this fixed I pretty sure I’m going to pop a blood vessel!

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It’s time to get back on track and get this train running smoothly…it’s time for us to be one big, happy family again…

I’m going to come up with a list and tackle it little by little…by August we should be a new family…my adopted philosophy will be “work hard, play hard”…

So boo hoo, enough crying…please tell me you feel like an a*!hole mommy too, I’d hate to be alone…those of you who can do it all, who’s life is all sunshine and roses… keep it to yourself!

Summer…bring it!!!

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1 comment:

Elizabeth @ The Little Black Door said...

My middle name is a*!hole mommy. Don't worry, the TV is the cheapest babysitter I can find and I use her often. You crack that whip mamma!!