i work from home. i have for many years. when my kids were small i was most preoccupied with making sure that no one was calling me to wipe them while i was on the phone in a professional capacity. now that my kids are both at school all day my challenges have changed. now i get the kids up, get them breakfast and make their lunches, and then get to work. i get up from my desk periodically to let the dogs out and to switch the loads of laundry.
i like to crawl back into bed at about 2:30 for an hour of rejuvenation before the kids get home from school. when they get home it’s homework, making dinner, activities, and then bed time, so this is the only hour of down time i get during the day.
the problem is, my kids get the impression that i spend all day here. trust me, if i could i SO totally would, but i’m the CEO of this thriving organization (though it may be a non-profit) and stuff needs to get done.
last week at dinner we were talking about goals. the bug says to the family, with no malice i might add, that mommy’s goal is to stay in bed all day. he follows this by saying, that she reaches her goal everyday.
stubby hubs hunk chokes back his snark. i gasp. i try to defend myself. then i realized…he’s right. i give in.
this CEO is going on a little vacation. if the monkey house implodes you’ll know it’s because…i reached my