Just Doin’ It

Jump out of bed 
Brush teeth 
Wash face 
Make coffee 
Make daughter’s breakfast 
Wake baby 
Change diaper 
Feed bottle 
Make lunch 
Feed baby breakfast 
Pack daughter’s back pack 
Make bed 
Wash dishes and bottles 
Clean kitchen 
Load kids into car 
Drive to school 
Drop off daughter 
Shop for groceries 
Drive home 
Put baby to nap (pray he sleeps for at least 2 hours so I can):
     – Unload groceries
    – Sweep floors
    – Eat breakfast
    – Design graphic stuff
    – Wash laundry
    – Fold laundry
    – Put laundry away
    – Return phone calls
Wake baby from nap 
Change diaper 
Feed baby bottle 
Play with baby 
Feed baby lunch 
Put baby to nap (pray he sleeps for at least 1 hour so I can): 
      – Eat lunch
    – Design more graphic stuff
    – Return phone calls
Wake baby from nap 
Change diaper 
Load baby in car 
Drive to school for daughter’s pick up 
Buy treat after school 
Take kids to library or park 
Drive home 
Play with kids until husband gets home 
Run or go to the gym
Make dinner 
Eat dinner 
Help daughter with homework 
Give baths 
Put baby to bed 
Watch a show with husband & daughter 
Put daughter to bed 
ShowerDesign more graphic stuff 
Spend time with husband 

3 thoughts on “Just Doin’ It

  1. Monique, I rec'd this chain letter a while back. I still think about it because I swear this is my life. Here it is:BEING A MOMMom and Dad were watching TV when Mom said, “I’m tired,and it’s getting late. I think I’ll go to bed.”She went to the kitchen to make sandwiches for the next day’slunches, rinsed out the popcorn bowls, took meat out of thefreezer for supper the following evening, checked the cerealbox levels, filled the sugar container, put spoons and bowls onthe table and started the coffee pot for brewing the nextmorning.She then put some wet clothes into the dryer, put a load ofclothes into the wash, ironed a shirt and secured a loosebutton. She picked up the newspapers strewn on the floor,picked up the game pieces left on the table and put thetelephone book back into the drawer. She watered theplants, emptied a wastebasket and hung up a towel to dry. Sheyawned and stretched and headed for the bedroom. Shestopped by the desk and wrote a note to the teacher, countedout some cash for the field trip, and pulled a textbook out fromhiding under the chair. She signed a birthday card for a friend,addressed and stamped the envelope and wrote a quick notefor the grocery store. She put both near her purse. Mom thencreamed her face, put on moisturizer, brushed and flossed herteeth and trimmed her nails.Hubby called, “I thought you were going to bed.” “I’m on myway,” she said. She put some water into the dog’s dish and putthe cat outside, then made sure the doors were locked. Shelooked in on each of the kids and turned out a bedside lamp,hung up a shirt, threw some dirty socks in the hamper, and hada brief conversation with the one up still doing homework. Inher own room, she set the alarm, laid out clothing for the nextday, straightened up the shoe rack. She added three things toher list of things to do for tomorrow. About that time, thehubby turned off the TV and announced to no one in particular“I’m going to bed,” and he did. –Woman’s Work—~~~ author unknown ~~~

  2. Wow, I'd forgotten what life with babies was really like. But there are so many blessings that truly out-weight the balancing act. I realize it's not easy to see beyond the stress & bundles of diapers but pouring your life into the life of your family is the greatest GIFT our Father has ever given.

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