I was speaking with a mom at a school function when she asked me the question: what do stay-at-home mom’s do all day? I had to think about this. As if raising two children wasn’t enough, I had to add more responsibilities to the list? Well, she has my business card for MBB blog, so I thought I would share with her what I did today…
6:00 am: Open my eyes to see the sun was trying to wake up before me. Freaked out it was coming and jumped out of bed. I’m usually up between 5-5:30 am
6:05 am: Took a shower
6:30 am: Grabbed a cup of coffee and started to set up the home school lesson for that day.
7:00 am: Mr. E (4 years old) comes down the stairs.
7:15 am: Make Mr. E breakfast and realize we have to leave in 90 minutes
7:30 am: Quickly put on my make-up and dry hair.
7:45 am: Wake up Ms. F (3 years old) and drag her downstairs.
7:45-8:10 am: Convince her to eat something and do not succeed.
8:15 am: Get her dressed, grab a yogurt tube for the road. Tantrum starts.
8:30 am: Walk out the door.
9:00-11:30 am: Engage in an Open House for next year. (YIPPEEE!)
12:00 pm: Lunch
12:15 pm: Clean up lunch, throw in laundry, run a load of dishes, sweep under table
12:40 pm: Start home school lesson for the day
2:00 pm: Engage in quiet time and read a book
2:15 pm: I’m ready for a nap!
2:30-3:30 pm: NAP TIME and only down time for the day so far
3:30-3:45 pm: Snack time
4:00-4:30 pm: Play time (try to get outside time in now)
4:30 pm : Surprise visitor at the door! Hello mom!
4:45 pm: Make dinner
5:20 pm: Eat!
5:45 pm: Run (because it’s the only time I could!) Perhaps I shouldn’t have just ate…
6:20-6:45 pm: Bath time
7:00-7:30 pm: Quiet time and story time
7:30-8:30 pm: Play, “why aren’t you staying in bed game?”
8:30 pm: Blog
9:30 pm: Switch dishes, put away any toys.
START ALL OVER AGAIN.
Now, that’s just one day. Guarantee no two days are alike. Yes, I’m lucky and yes, I’m tired too.
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