Last year I did a Day in the Life on Valentine's Day. I invited a lot of bloggers to take part and got a really good response. This year my three year olds have sapped away my soul and I didn't have the energy to organize something like that. Thankfully for me, Navigating the Mothership does something like this quarterly, so I did another ditl, exactly a year later, and I'll link it to her.
Anyway, here's last year's.
And here's this year's.
We're already starting the day out well. It is rare that I get to wake up and shower without having to tend to toddlers. So, banner day!
Then I go downstairs to meet my bundles of joy and happiness.
Next stop: Breakfast.
My brother's visiting this week! They weren't as kind to him.
Time for Daddy to go to work.
Then some computer time with Tommy while I tidy up.
We're off to the library!
We're hungry, and I don't feel like cooking, so to the Waffle House!
We need to pick up some bread for me and some beer (for my brother) at the Publix. I forgot to take pictures because the girls were being major pills by this point. So here's a shot of my brother's back and his beer as we wrangle them back in the car.
Nap time! No pictures of them because I don't want to disturb the beasts. I used the time to do some editing and some chores.
They wake up from their nap all beauty and grace, of course, and to keep from killing them, I plop them in front of the TV while I set to work cleaning the living room.
That only holds their attention for long enough for them to get over their bad selves, and soon they're using pencils as wands and turning me into a juicebox. Which is really what I deserve for trying to check my email while they're awake.
Next on the list...more cleaning! We tackle the bathroom. The girls love to help.
I have more editing to do, and I realize I'm not going to get an article done that needs to be written by today. Guess I'll be doing that sometime today. I set the girls up with coloring.
Then they play with Uncle Tommy's feet while I make dinner.
Daddy is home...time for cuddles before bed.
Then we fly into sleep!
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