Smother mother council

Brett started “work-work” this week meaning he’ll be working all week. Something we’ve thankfully haven’t had to experience for almost a month! Glory glory! It has been so incredibly nice to take a breather as a family. We needed it.

But, now I’m back being full-time mommy and I’d forgotten how hard it is. You just don’t get anything done. Which is why I’m blogging right now instead of taking a shower. Who needs showers? Besides I did things backwards today….I got up early, put on makeup and got all prettied up and such and went to a preschool tour, then I came home and worked out. So, you know, my body isn’t really sure whether it smells like sweat or perfume, or if it looks like nicely applied eyeliner or very messy hair….eh.

So, yeah, lets talk about that preschool tour….That’s some overwhelming stuff! I know Ransom would really love the socialization and the routine of going back to preschool in the fall ( he loved it so much when he was in Nacogdoches, he STILL talks about his teachers) but Momma is having a hard time with the idea! I mean, just thinking about my little dude being there without me is hard! I know, I know, I was without him for months but that was necessity and now I’m back to clinging on for dear life. But, I don’t want to be a smother mother so, I’m doing my Mommy-duty and I’m putting on my cute shoes and make up and pretending that I do that every day, and I’m visiting preschools….

sigh 

I’m feeling extra smother-y because last week Ransom had an allergic reaction to a bug bite at the park and we had to rush to the Doctor and we were sent home with Epi-pens. Eeek! Way to freak out a Mommy by giving her a shot to jab into her son’s leg in an emergency! It was the reminder the “worrier” in me “needed” to amp up the worry. And yet, I’m fighting it. I know that these are all things I cannot control, and the only thing I can do is my very best for any given day…today it was sidewalk chalk and playdough…and tomorrow we’ll try to make cookies. If I can’t protect them from everything, at least help me to give them some good memories…



One thought on “Smother mother council

  1. I can tell you from experience it is WAY hard with a toddler/preschooler and a baby. Just the other day I was making dinner and said, “I need someone to take Apollo so I can cook”. And someone did. Just like that. It made me wonder how I did ANYTHING with just a toddler and baby…it gets easier, I promise.

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