my schedule as a stay-at-home-mom

I’m a list maker. I love notepads… and pens… and LISTS. Now, that might make you think I’m organized… but I’m not. I’m a fake. I think sometimes I just get overwhelmed by certain tasks (like cleaning the house, planning a party, writing blog posts, etc.) and writing it out on paper makes it way more manageable. Ya know, in that moment, because like I said – I’m still not organized. I’ll write the same list 10 times because I lost it the first 9 times or I never actually accomplished everything on the

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Ah, the summer life of a teacher

I’ve officially been a SAHM (stay-at-home-mom) for just over a month now. I’m an instructor at our local college, but have the summers off. I remember my very first totally free day after school was over… I said, “what are we going to do?!?!” And by “we,” I meant me and Ryan!

I’m the type of person that totally needs structure and schedule. Otherwise I never do anything… it’s so easy for me to get in a rut and just want to sit. Especially when I’m totally exhausted all the time by my energetic-monster-toddler

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My [short] stint as a SAHM [stay at home mom]

I went back to work 6 weeks after Ryan was born. I quit when he was 7 months old and started a new job immediately after. But something that’s more than a little awesome? I teach [college] so I have a super long winter break…. about 5 weeks off! Granted, my winter “break” was jam packed with activities, but I was absolutely a SAHM for a month.

It was tough, not gonna lie.

It was so easy to get stuck in a rut–I blame this nasty cold thing we call winter–but my energy to

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