Consider this an adventure in Blog Reading…..
I moved my blog from it's home on blogspot (babypopdesigns) aka blogger where it resided 2 years to my website babypop.com/blog... Since the launch of my own shopping cart last November my blog was the last thing to move. It is a new blog publishing format (no it is not Wordpress) so I am very nervous about having a learn a new publisher.. but change is good and I must embrace change. FYI I am not the most blog tech savvy blogger. I hope to learn alot at Blogher10 this week but that is another post.
My other concern is the lack of spell check so I apologize in advance for any misspellings I try but I am a notorious horrible speller. I am such a bad speller I have to Google words so they are spelled right because many times Microsoft Word spell check is no help.. (BTW I had to Google notorious). Fyi Good Spellers if you don’t know how the word starts, how are you going to look it up? Mr. BabyPop he is slightly better at spelling but with worse handwriting, I ask him how something is spelled and he says I don’t know…so our kids are screwed. We are both creative, so both side don’t function properly. Have I mentioned how much I love my BFF, she just happens to have degree in English (by the way One Crazy Red thanks for proofreading all important papers in my life.)
The thing that amazes me is when people tell me how badly I spell. Hey guess what! I have lived with it for 20+ years I know I CANT SPELL.. but I can come up with a great business model or sew you something amazing.. love me with my flaws and always consider reading my blog posts as an conquest in deciphering code..
So I hope you love my new blog.
PS is it allot, a lot, alot..Microsoft Word always flags that word as misspelled?
Also do people prefer "by the way" written out or is BTW ok?
So my 5 year old daughter said this past week "I wish I didn't have parents" this after my husband and I informed her she must clean her room or no friends over.
My husband dealt with the comment.
"so do you want to live on the street in a cardboard box…do you?" (harsh but effective)
My thought "was let me pack your bags… little girl" Since 5 so I kept it to myself..
She said "No" then she back down..
Later I thought about her original statements was I don't want to have parents instead of the "I wish you were not my parents" that I am sure we will hear from her mouth when she is 16…
..see up side.
I AM DONE… lately as I get busier and busier I find myself saying it more and more. Every day I get up to take my son to swim team , then home to pick up my daughter for swim lessons; and back to the house for a few emails then lunch; then sewing, then pack orders , run to the post office, stop at the grocery store, get dinner ready for the family, then back to the pool for a swim meet. I thought summer is slower placed. I find it is full of more laundry then every and I spent more time find something for kids to do. Never mind the fact that the 2 kids are eating me out of house and home. So I have my days were I am done… I asked my husbands Aunt if she every said she was Done.. and she says" of course I had 3 kids".. So every mother/women has said it and if haven't yet you will… lets explore the purpose behind the "I am Done"
What does "I'm Done" mean is it an empty threat? Is it time to leave, abandon the hubby/kids, move to the country or city get a place by yourself so you can finish a thought or have free time in the bathroom without someone knocking on the door(tempting isn't it). Does saying "I'm done" mean you refuse to do the dishes or answer another question from a 4 year old that is just talking to talk..Like when they say I have a questions only to say "I like fruit" (FYI Kid …that is not a question)
Moms are the best Jugglers in the world. So if we say we are Done… does that mean the laundry does not get cleaned and little Timmy has to where those same jeans again(not that I have every let my son do this )BabyPop's fingers are crossed as she types. Or is it walk away and get a glass of wine. (I am not saying BabyPop has ever drank a glass of wine to cure the Done Day) fingers still crossed.
I vote for a Mom National Done Day where the laundry piles up, the dishes get crusty, and kids miss a few practices. Moms need to say they are done and need to not worry about the juggle and concern ourselves about each ball..rather then going through the motions.
So for me today(&last night) is my break from the Done Day. Today is a day where I get to enjoy my kids and husband. I went to the pool at night I took only my son and we played water fight swimming races and see who can go the longest under water. This morning I got up walked the dog and made beaded bracelets with my daughter. Tonight my husband might be the recipient of a happy wife. I am not done today and it is a amazing day.
Tell me you say you are done… What do you do to help cure the "Done's"?