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Fairly Odd Mother

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Friday, August 20, 2010

Summer turns me upside down

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Oh, those dog days of summer. . .you know, lazing around a body of water, drinking frozen drinks, getting up only to fill those cups or to flip over for even tanning. . .

Yeah, I have no idea who gets to do this either.

If June and July had me hanging on by a thread, August has me running around like a chicken with its head cut off. I've been, or will be, visiting New York City, Pennsylvania and New Hampshire before this month is over. We have had one set of house guests for a week and will have another very soon.


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Nevermind that I haven't even ordered all my homeschool curriculum, or found a new dance studio for the girls, or even figured out what kinds of extra curricular classes the kids will be taking in September.

But, I wouldn't change a thing.

Being this busy, traveling this much, feeling like I'm being pulled in ten different directions feels normal. And after the start of this summer, a little normal feels pretty great.

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[photo at top is of my adorable niece]

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3 Comments:

Anonymous mrs. q. said...

I love that photo. That's my whirlwind of a little girl.

Yeah, crazy days. But you thrive on chaos. I saw you wilt when the rug was pulled out from under ya'll this summer, so glad you feel back to your normal, juggling-too-many-things self. Enjoy.

2:00 PM  
Blogger Tracey - Just Another Mommy Blog said...

The best part of homeschooling is that there isn't quite as much pressure to get it all done by September. October will be just fine, you know?

4:41 PM  
Blogger Stephanie Ann said...

I know! School season is just approaching too fast! I want it to go away for another month or two!

6:56 PM  

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