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The kids are away and the mom will play!


Friday, July 15, 2011

Won't she?

My kids are visiting their grandparents for one week. And let me tell ya...it is weird. No mid-afternoon texts asking me what to eat for breakfast. No requests to go buy sno-cones and candy. No chores left undone. Nobody taking my stuff and moving it to who knows where. No new messes when I get home.

No one fixing my dinner before I get home. Nobody saying hi mom when I walk in from work. No one to take out the trash on trash day. No one to do all those things I haven't had to do in years! LOL!

So...I had big plans when I found out that the kids would be gone for a week.

Clean their bathroom...I mean really clean it!
Clean out the cupboard below the sink.
Dance around nekkid!

Now (at least, right this minute) I don't feel like doing any of that! I wanna sit on my butt and read. I wanna sleep in. I wanna have no responsibilities for at least one full day! I'm not gonna get any of those. So maybe I should be productive? Or maybe not...
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HOT4FITNESS 8/15/2011 8:47PM

    Enjoy the time. My hubby and I are empty nesters, so I have needed to relaearn all the household duties again. Maybe tey will still text you about what to eat for breakfast. LOL

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STEVENGO2 8/15/2011 2:06PM

    Sounds like a good chance to just relax for a day or two, but also a chance to catch up on things that you want to get done while the kids are away. I hope you enjoy your week but look forward and be happy when your kids come back!

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CHATTIEGIRL 7/26/2011 9:28PM

    Hi Barbara;

I love it and of course take a day for you. How many do you get when they are home and the work is always there to do. So have your day or part of one. Continue with your healthy life style. On the soda's my brother drank them a lot and stopped, lost 50 pounds. The combination of the salt and soda puts on weight and retains fluid. Get rid of those 2 and you will see a difference in weight and the way you feel. God bless you always. Learn from Spark people each day.

Joyce

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NEWNAC304 7/20/2011 10:59AM

    I hope you took some time for yourself. You deserve it.

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CARLANNIE 7/18/2011 9:34PM

    So what did you end up doing for the weekend?


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MOM2ACAT 7/16/2011 3:36PM

    I think you deserve a day to relax and take it easy!

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CARRAND 7/16/2011 3:01PM

    Enjoy your week of peace and quiet.

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BKNOCK 7/16/2011 11:50AM

    I hope that you are enjoying it!

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KENDRACARROLL 7/16/2011 11:17AM

    Ahh, total freedom! Enjoy.

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JOHNTJ1 7/16/2011 7:48AM

    I have always struggled with simply taking time for myself. There is this work ethic guilt sorta thing that always makes me feel I should be doing something.

You only have one today. Enjoy it!!!

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JUNIAATROME 7/16/2011 4:20AM

    Take it from one that' s been there: relax and give yourself that totally non-productive day (wait - you are still working, I guess b/c otherwise you'd probably be WITH the kids, so HEY you have been productive enough for the day anyway! Oh well - take the whole weekend then!) emoticon

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GLAMNGLOWDIVA 7/16/2011 12:41AM

    I say take the full day to yourself and just be. We all need to have one of those a couple times a month, enjoy!

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GEEMAWEST 7/15/2011 11:23PM

    I knew you were going to be dancing around nekkid!! emoticon

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