Thursday, September 26

On a day like today

-Some days I wake up to at least a load of dirty dishes that are left-over from last night because I was just too dang tired to finish them before falling asleep,
-Some days its 40 degrees outside and I just want to stay inside with some hot chocolate, but I know that I have groceries to buy so start thinking about where all the kids coats are, and if John even has one,
-Some days I realize I could have a new baby in two weeks and I have loads of things waiting to be sewn for her piled up on my sewing table that aren't finished or even started yet,
-Some days all I can see around the house is what's out of order, and so I make grand plans for cleaning the entire house after our little grocery run,
-Some days my hair is a birds nest of frizz and tangles so I put it up in a messy bun to hide it away,
-Some days I really want adult company, and at the same time want to be all alone,
-Some days there are 4-6 loads of dirty laundry stacked by the washer waiting for me,
-Some day's we're completely out of bread in the house (heaven forbid) on the days when I Really just want some hot toast and a mug of tea,
-Some day's I'm so behind on emails and messages that I start drafting a blog post about how I'm going to conquer them (because that's how we make commitments:)),
-Some day's I hear the smoke alarm beeping at me to change it's batteries, but I'm too big and pregnant to get up on a chair, so on it beeps:)
-Some days nothing seems to be fitting right except for my yoga pants and a big t-shirt,
And some days (days like today) all those things happen at once, so I write them out in a blog post, then go on to find the coats, buy the groceries, clean the dishes and laundry, make the bread, maybe sew a little, and tell you how I'll be back again tomorrow with a 'real' blog post:)

Have a great day wherever and in whatever temperature you're in! 
xo, Emily
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13 comments:

  1. sometimes, days like this end up being the best kind of days. thinking of you today, emily ;)

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  2. that is what being a great mom is all about!

    http://shelbylain.blogspot.com

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  3. Love !
    http://afinaskaterblogspotcom.blogspot.ru/

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  4. I have soooooo many things to sew for our baby that I haven't even started yet. I've been too busy working on orders for other people. I need to get on it!

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  5. Some days I just want to go back to bed... But I get up anyways and get everything done!

    Christen
    http://christenlouise.blogspot.com

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  6. hoping you have a better tomorrow.. those days are hard enough and then to be pregnant too.

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  7. Somedays you just need to relax and not think about your piling to-do list. :) Everyone deserves a break once in awhile.

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  8. this is the best post ever. one pregnant girl to the next, I totally hear ya lady!

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  9. I love this post! I have more days like yours than days where I feel that I have everything together. Your accepting attitude about it and your get-it-done philosophy make me feel like my own dishes, laundry and undone chores are also less daunting. Brava!
    Jess buonaserababy.blogspot.it

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  10. When you have big family like yours ... You will see dirty dishes and messy house all the time ... You need your own time from time to time, no? :)

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