Friday night my parents had the children over for a slumber party. Which meant that Saturday I had all to myself since Nick had to work.
I've got to tell you, it was pretty nice.
No, no, nix that...it was really, really nice.
I was able to sleep in until 9 a.m. I love when you are able to get so much sleep that your day doesn't have to start with a gimundo-sized cup of coffee.
I was then able to get started with some meany cleany. I was able to get Emma's closet organized, the kitchen completely cleaned, the floors totally squeeky clean, the children's toys organized, and so much stuff just put away in general. The clutter is what always gets me...in every day life the clutter just always has a habit of sneaking up on us, and it was nice to be able to get some control over it.
After the cleaning was done, I took Lucy on a huge long walk. It was amazing and transcendent.
We went down one of my favorite streets in the neighborhood, all the way down. And then all the way back and then headed home.
After that I even had time to take a shower, get ready, and then head out shopping at a couple of stores.
Finally I grabbed a Mocha, went through the Carwash and headed to my mom and dad's.
It was so nice to feel well rested and accomplished. I felt invincable...which God must have known I needed because when I picked the kids up Cal was a hot mess. Screaming and kicking ALL the way home...it's at least a half hour ride, people.
But I never lost my cool and I was really proud of myself. I think I needd that win to feel better about my mothering abilities.
After we got home we had the same business as usual that we normally do. But now I sit here at 11:00 at night feeling like a cool cat because I'm not that tired and I am working on school planning.
It was heavenly to have a day which was, well, heavenly. Here's hoping to tomorrow faring well too!
Have a great weekend!