Friday, December 19, 2008

A Mom's work

As most of you know I am a Mom of four children, some days it seems that the work never ends.

Here is a timeline of events starting with ending my shift last night!!!

12:31- got into the van at work (it was so cold because the van still doesn't heat)
12:35- stopped to get gas, had to Prue-pay because it was after midnight, again so, so cold
1:02- walked into the house at home
1:05- checked my face book
1:15- went to get ready for bed (barely in the bathroom and lil' sister bear was calling said she dropped her pillow, in fact the pillow was on the other side of the bed)
1:20- went to bed, only to realize that baby bear was asleep on my side of the bed, moved him over and crawled in, don't know what time I actually fell asleep.
6:20- woke up to Daddy bear trying to get big sister bear out of bed
6:35- Had big brother bear come crying to me (I don't even remember why)
6:40- crawled out of bed
7:15- started bugging the kids to get their things on (only to have lil' sister bear start crying that her ski pants were still in the van from last night)
7:18- ask big brother bear to please go get them (he was dressed)
7:19- Big brother bear starts crying
7:25- big brother bear finally goes to get them
7:30- big sister bear goes outside to let the buss driver know that yes in fact the kids are coming
7:32- big brother bear goes out to the bus (gift for his teacher in hand)
7:35- Lil sister bear finally ready also goes outside (just in time to get on the bus)
7:36- Quiet again!!!!
7:37- sit to watch some T.V with baby bear
7:40 Baby bear wants something to eat
8:00 the house work starts
9:14- get a call from Daddy bear could you please go pick up a veggie platter to bring to big sister bear at school (he was gonna go but the have him doing something besides hi usual job and he can't leave)
9:16- run out to start the van
9:17- ask baby bear to please put on his socks
9:18- try to deiced what to do about the mess I call hair
9:19-Ask about the socks again
9:20- Go find some jeans (figure big sister bear would not like it if I show up at school in my jammys)
9:21- Again about the socks
9:22- figure if I'm leaving may as well pick up the things I need try to find something to write on
9:23- Find baby bears socks and put them on him
9:24- realize lil'sister bear left her gift for her teacher at home, and know she's probability VERY upset.
9:25- finally got what I need head for the van.
9:50- Get to Wal Mart
9:52- stand in line to return a dish bought as a Christmas gift got it home and it promptly broke
9:56- Get on with the shopping
10:30- leave and head to market place
10:40- leaving market Place fruit platter and veggie platter in hand
11:00- Get to lil sister bears school, teachers gift in hand
11:03- Lil sister bear comes into the office yells Mom gives me a HUGE hug, grabs the gift and runs off ( the hug was worth it all)
11:05- get into the van to head over to big sister bears school with the veggie platter
11:06- leave the veggie platter in the office for big sister bear
11:30- arrive home, try to finish the house work
11:32- start a fire to burn the garbage that daddy bear was to burn yesterday but didn't
11:35- Start a load of laundry
11:36- Want to put the drinks in the fridge for big sister bears Christmas party and realize the fridge needs to be cleaned first
11:37- clean the fridge
11:50- throw more trash on to burn
11:55- change the laundry
11:58- wash some dishes
12:00 get baby bear his lunch
12:05- clean the fish tank (baby bear fed the fish this morning almost all the food and the water is now brown
12:10- wondering why I am cleaning the house for big sister's party
12:15- change the laundry, add more garbage to burn
12:20- put pop in the fridge
12:25- Finish this and get back to work, wonder if I can fit a nap in today??? Having 5 teenage girls over for a sleep over thinking sleep may not happen tonight!!!

1 comment:

Ter said...

a momma's work is never done.