Parenting on my own after a 5 day weekend

Odie was home for 5 days in a row because of 1 ditch day, and two 3-day weekends combined into one 4-day weekend.  So today, I am overwhelmed by being home on my own.  I am looking at this mess of a house, the piles of laundry everywhere, the dust, the cobwebs, the dirty dishes in the sink and around the house, the dead anniversary flowers, the bored, stinky dog.  And I am thinking AAAAHHHH!  I want to run away! 

They look to me like they are sadly hanging their heads.

A journey of a million household chores begins with a single load of laundry. 

I’m trying to find some small bits of joy in today, even though I am lonely missing Odie and overwhelmed by my job as a housewife and mother.  Baby V woke up today, saw the gray cat and squealed then said, "Hi Kitty!" clear as day.  She’s never done that before.  It was a precious moment.

And then her first "Cheerios," which are actually Trader Joe’s "Joe’s O’s."
 

             
 

This bought me some time.  But not much.  I am actually going to go put her in the baby back pack we use for hiking and try to get some housework done.

Advertisements

About Mrs Odie

Like you, only funnier.
This entry was posted in Parenting, Pure side-splitting comedy. Bookmark the permalink.