Filed under: 1/2 Marathon Training, Getting Old Sucks, Working Mom | Tags: Anxiety, Family, Running
Sorry, too busy running all the time and eating ALL THE CARBS. Throw in two little league players, one of whom is taking two dance classes (and therefore has two parts in the upcoming recital), and it’s almost not doable. Toss the puppy in the mix, and the boss who’s getting ready for trial, and well, I can barely hold my head up long enough to post this using my iPod.
But I swear I’m still back. Just…T minus 16 days until the race. Then I sorta get my life back. Or at least a yoga class.
*tu vois ce que j’ai fait la? Je m’amuse toujours 🙂
So Goat #2’s hair.Continue reading
Filed under: Goats, P3, Photos, Working Mom | Tags: Parenting, PreSchool, Toddlers
I cannot believe how very very different my children are from each other. Goat #1 is thriving in his very controlled, very challenging, small class, private religious elementary. Meanwhile, his sister is falling apart in the preschool. Continue reading
Filed under: Exile, Goats, P2, P3, Working Mom | Tags: Parenting, Working Moms
I can’t think of anything to say. Which doesn’t make any sense. My life isn’t any different from two weeks ago, when I had plenty of things to say. The goats are still insane. The nanny is still here. The GOAT-D job is still a perpetual cycle of counting to ten before I open my mouth. I cannot for the life of me figure out why I haven’t written anything in almost two weeks. Goat #1 still baffles with his nightly excuses for getting out of bed (last night, the problem was “the song is just STUCK in my HEAD. I need to go watch TV for a little while to make it go away…”) The usual bon mots are flying out of Goat #2’s mouth Continue reading
Filed under: Exile, Goats, Graduate School, Nanny, P2, P3, Working Mom | Tags: Barack Obama, Nannies, Parenting
I know, I know, it’s been a while. Sorry ’bout that. (What? You didn’t even notice? Never mind, then.) It’s just hard to write about life in Exile after I got to escape to civilization for a while last weekend. Obviously, I’m experiencing some afterglow from all the normalcy and social life and friend time. We had a fantastic time in Ohio, staying with one of my oldest friends, Continue reading