Tuesday, June 16, 2009

I'm Overrun with Insurgents!

Okay, before the haters hit the comment button, this is by no means posted here poking fun at any government agency, political party, or the like! I came across this today and chuckled. This cartoon might have been drawn with other intentions, but as a working mom with a 6 and 3 year old, and 9 month old in the house I can relate! Tyler still goes to daycare "pre-school". He does not know Shelby is out of school and goes with me to the office or he would refuse to go to school. Yes, I know this will probably be the only time I can fool him but right now it just has to be this way. Shelby goes to the office with me daily as does 9 month old Emily. Tyler goes to pre-school while I get what I can accomplished. For the last two weeks we've had an extra hand because my 10 year old sister has been visiting from Texas. It's been great having her here. She's such a big help with the younger kids but, it does entail more laundry, food, etc.

I keep asking myself...is summer over yet?! My how life changes. 20 years ago I couldn't want for summer to begin and now I can't wait for it to end. No, seriously I do enjoy the time I get to spend with my kids. But, it's just a bit more hectic than what I am used to. When school starts back, Emily will go to daycare with her big brother. She's getting too big for me to keep at the office now. So while I'm working at doing things like invoicing, payroll, or looking for the best insurance prices from bcbsnc, she's crawling and pulling up on things. She's getting into everything. I know it will be a difficult transition for both of us, but it is something that I've wrestled with for a while and the decision has been made. I fully trust the staff at the daycare that my son attends. They are an amazing group of ladies and I know that my babies are in great hands with them. It makes me feel good to have this feeling. I am also looking forward to the freedom that it will bring me. For the last 9 months, I've had her with me at the office and it's tough having her all day and then coming home at night with her and the other two. There's no down time until they are in bed (which is when I am writing this post)! Maybe I can join Curves again, maybe I can join weight watchers, maybe...we'll see. I might just mope around missing my baby and wondering where the time has gone.

9 comments, add yours here:

Tammy said...

Summer vacation just began and I'm wishing for the first day of school to come as quickly as possible! LOL

Akelamalu said...

You certainly have your work cut out for you Tisha. :)

Patti said...

You are one busy woman..but the years do fly by when the kiddos are young.

Try to take time for yourself when you can. ;-)

At least you have blogging - we didn't have this in the 90s..

katherine. said...

good thing you are so young!

sounds like you have a plan....

Cheryl Wray said...

I love that cartoon! It's perfect!!

Hope you have a wonderful Summer!

john said...

what a great post. now you go out and enjoy the time you have alone...no moping aloud.

Sandee said...

I so remember honey. Summertime is not a vacation for mom. Ever. I also think the cartoon is cute and fits very nicely.

Have a terrific day. Big hug and lotsa lovies. :)

Travis said...

It does sound a bit hectic.

Desert Songbird said...

So far, my kids have not been driving me nuts (too much), and they've been home for a month now. Ask me again in a week how I feel about their summer break...*grin*