Re: October 2012
posted at 10/9/2012 8:06 AM EDT
tt, you said it well to say that things worked out for both of us for me to be able to spend whole days with them. If I were working, I'd feel bad for her, but what could I do?
Pingo, thankfully, they are only coming for lunch and afternoon visit. i thought it was overnight, but was mistaken. good for you for standing your ground when you need to. I've learned to do the same at the cost of some feelings along the way, but oh, well.
I cooked the entire day while I wasn't holding a baby or interacting with the 2 yo (who adorably calls me "Mrs. Lastname"), etc. Got to spend some time with the dad, too, when he got home from work while I finished cooking dinner. Oh, and he surprised me with a four pack (they don't come in six) of my favorite beer. Sweet!
And, dh survived on the pumpkin bread, chicken butternut soup, and veggies he picked. In fact, the fridge is full of them, all washed and ready to prepare. He got a lot done and was glad for a day to himself.
hats, I always notice those things, too. I can't help it; my mom was an English perfectionist and required the same of me. My favorite is, "Nip it in the butt," instead of bud. However, autocorrect has probably mangled some of my original word choices without my noticing, and we don't have edit so I'm stuck looking like an idiot, lol.
prin, I hear ya on the great traffic flow on a holidays I never got off. It was almost as good as having the day off! (Sorry, I hit the italics and can't turn it off.)
have a great day, everyone!