Monday, March 31, 2008

Back to "Normal"

I know normal is all relative, but I am sooooo glad Spring Break is over! My days seemed so long when all the kids were home all day. And conversly, I got so much less done! But the kids were back in school today, and it was great! So much better than last week. I was having some tough days there.

I had Oren to school on time, no mean feat, and my other little guys actually had a good breakfast. I got dishes done, which means now we have plates and silverware already clean for dinner. That didn't happen a lot last week...

I needed milk again (I'm not sure how) and bread and eggs, so I hitched a ride with a friend who was going to town this afternoon. Mark walked Nathan to the bus and met the bus driver, which is good in case he ever has to pick Nathan up from the bus, she'll know who he is. Although, I think the white blond hair they both have would be a dead giveaway. Chloe got taken for a nice walk when I got home, we both enjoyed that. Nathan got back from school having had a great day. And my boys are playing nicely in their room with my friend's little girl, so they are all being quiet and good and "normal". Mark is on his way to the gym (mandatory workouts for work) and the evening promises to be a fairly quiet one, for my house.

I even know what I am making for dinner, how's that for having a better day! And my friend may come over to help cook and eat the yummy cheesy chicken cups (I will post the recipe on my food blog later). I have the rest of the afternoon to vacuum and fold some laundry, thanks to my friends daughter keeping my kids occupied. And the dog hasn't peed in the house yet today!

I am sure enjoying our nice, "normal" day...

5 comments:

Stephanie said...

Oh, I'm so glad you've been having a nice day! I hope it continues to go well. Those chicken cups sound good, have fun with that, and I look forward to seeing the recipe complete with pictures!

Farrell Family said...

"Normal" always feels good. I hope it lasts.
By the way I tried your pizza dough recipe and it was so good. Will definitely use it again. Thanks!

The Holloways said...

Can't wait to see this recipe!

Glad things are back to NORMAL...I am beginning to wonder what the heck our NORMAL would be like...

Calista said...

I totally know what you mean about having the kids home during spring break! Part of me is dreading thre three months of that when summer gets here. In the meantime, both Kellen and I were ready for him to go back to school yesterday! I got the grocery shopping done, I was caught up on dishes, I got the sheets changed on Maddi's bed, and I had dinner ready on time. I love productive days!

Melinda said...

It'll be a while before I even know what 'normal' is around here. But I'm really glad you had a mild day!