I wish...I could sit up until 11 pm like the old days to catch up on what I should have been doing while I blogged midday...or actually blogging in bed while catching up on my soap (I know mindless TV that actually probably kills brain cells - but I love it). Or emailing back and forth with my sister and mom throughout the day more easily.
Really...I have been enjoying sushi and my first glass of small wine with my husband to celebrate his birthday. Hitting the pillow at about 9pm in hopes of getting a little more sleep. Thank goodness for Tivo and weekend nursing when Daddy is around to do projects with the boys so I can catch up on mindless dribble. And during the day typing with one hand almost sends me into the looney bin...so that just isn't happening. I am betting my sister's work performance has increased quite a bit since she isn't bugged by my short annoying emails about when the baby is going to arrive, if it will be a boy or girl, and what name we should give it.
I wish ... the weather was nicer so Henry, Syndey, and I could walk Charley to and from school. The exercise would do all of us good.
Really...life is still pretty cold here - but FAR nicer than the past few weeks. Getting Charley to school is proving to be my hardest part of the day. Not because the kids are tough, but more about getting everything packed up, dressed (mostly me), and out the door on time. Timing the warming of the car (not so much this week) and the top off nursing session with bundling Henry so he isn't overheating while he waits proves that moms should have a clone or at least an extra arm.
I wish...I could keep my boys safe and protected from all bodily harm that they can do to themselves.
Really...we have signed Charley up for his annual three lesson downhill ski adventure. Tomorrow afternoon I will send him or witness him experiencing a joy he has been looking forward to all winter long. Please pray for him around 1pm.
I wish...the laundry would do it self. Actually I don't mind sorting the laundry and doing the actual washing (or rather stuffing the machine and turning it on). But I HATE folding it and I despise putting the laundry away even more.
I wish...I didn't care if the house was a wreck at different times of the day.
Really...I am so proud that in the last 48 hours I have sorted through twelve 18 gallon totes of boy clothes. I have organized them for selling, donating, friends, and family...and one bin remains in Sydney's closet...filled with items I think she will wear. This task does mean that other areas of the house have been neglected.
I wish...I had more time to play with my camera. I haven't been taking pictures like I should be.
Really...I have been taking pictures. I just don't have the patience or time to sit down at the computer to download them and email or post them. I have friends with three and now I understand why my communication with them has gone way down since their third was born. It really is true. The days fly by and there is just too much to do.
I wish...Charley's learning festival project was completed and awesome. It is due next Wednesday.
Really...we have not even started investigating volcanoes. It looks like I don't have to worry about entertainment when Uncle Mike and Aunt Becca are here. We will put our chemical engineer doctor of an Aunt to work constructing our Volcano model. (Just kidding)
I wish...I knew how to do all the things I want to do with my new iPhone - lickety split.
Really...I enjoy learning new things but I just don't have the time right now to sit and play. I want to know the best way to read blogs on the iPhone...do you use a reader or app for it. I would also love to know any apps that you can't live without (preferably the free ones!)
I wish...I could have a coffee with some vanilla creamer in it to perk me up in the morning - but I just don't know if the caffeine would impact Miss Sydney's day. She is too petite and her personality is so easy these days - I hate to mess with what doesn't need messing with.
I wish...I could just nurse all day so I could finish the book I am reading.
Really...I don't want to nurse all day because I honestly feel like I nurse all day. And that might be painful at a point. But the book: The Girl Who Played with Fire is excellent and it makes sitting and snuggling Sydney even more thrilling!
I wish...there was a button in our fridge that allowed a new gallon of milk to appear when our old gallon empties out.
Really...I will bundle up my three and hit up Target today because I hate being low on milk. Unless a friend is going to Target and reads this and wants to pick up a gallon of New Horizon skim milk dated for at least a week out. I will pay you immediately upon delivery with the bonus of a Sydney snuggle and some chocolate thingys that need to get out of our house :)
I wish ... I had a reason to shop for my little girl. I have the itch to go buy her first three years of clothing right. this. minute. I can't believe that those sections in the stores will be part of my browsing pleasure.
Really...I am in awe and so thankful for all the friends and family that have sent cozy, cute, and girlie garb for our little gal. I have no reason to shop for quite a while. She will know she is loved each day after I change her diaper and doll her up in something adorable! Thank you notes will begin soon! I wish I could give each of you a thank you hug and a chance to snuggle Sydney.
I wish..that while I typed up this lame blog post the boys were able to whip up their own scrambled eggs, eat, and clean up their breakfast. No such luck.
Really....Due to this post they will be eating cold cereal with only a tablespoon of milk because - well noted above, we are almost out of milk. Maybe I will throw them a piece of toast and a banana too.
I wish...I would make myself sit here and reread this post to make sure I didn't make any errors...but if I do that it will be one more morning where I don't post anything. So forgive my mistakes! I will catch them later when I reread this. Off to bake up some cold cereal and toast.