Thursday, April 16, 2009

Small Successes


The biggest success I had today was starting AND completely finishing cleaning our apartment from top to bottom. I started at 8:30 and finished at 1:30, and here's the kicker, with both kids with me! We turn the keys in tomorrow, and won't look back.

After working very hard today, I'm exhausted and fairly short tempered. What's the success there, you ask? Well, I'll tell you. I have not raised my voice once this afternoon to Fritter, and I very humbly and mildly informed my dear, patient husband, that today would not be a good day to talk about anything of consequence. He understood, and as long as I make it until lights out tonight continuing to keep my cool, things will be good. That's a big success in my book.

This post can be considered a success today, can't it? Or perhaps the fact that I'm multitasking while writing it. Fritter is in the bath, so every few minutes I am getting up to check on him. The office is right across the hall from his bathroom, so I can hear him splashing and laughing, so don't worry, I'm not neglecting my duties or anything. Well, it'll have to do, because my brain is starting to shut down, and I can't think of any other success right now.

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1 comment:

ViolinMama said...

GREAT job on the apartment!!! I hope your move is wonderful and better than the past!

We do the same with the bath for now. Older one is ok as long as I can hear her. It's nice to be able to safely multitask again!

Have a GREAT week. You are a great mom! Awesome job on the quiet patience!! :)