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A Peek Into the Life of a Working Mom: Why I Love Saturday Morning

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True confessions, I have not been faithful to getting up at 5:30AM. Doing that was a really tough grind, especially since I usually go to bed at 11 or 12. Still, I think that my thoughts about rising early have influenced my sleeping patterns. I usually get up at 6:30AM without prompting, which is much better than I used to do before I attended Spark and Hustle last year and met all of those women who get up at 4:30 AM.   I admire those women. I am in awe of those women. And I am more than a little intimidated by those women...   My early rising carries over to the weekend. And has led to Saturday mornings being my favorite time of the week.  I prepared a video to tell you all about it. Check it out! (By the way, don't judge my appearance too harshly. I made the video right after a run!)

A Peek Into the Life of a Working Mom: The Struggle to Keep My House Clean

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We may need to get a larger home just so that we can have another room. You know the room where you throw things you don't want to see and keep the door closed. It's no secret to those who read my blog that I struggle to keep my house clean. However, I am usually more adept at keeping that secret from those who come to visit. Not today though. Today, I was exposed. Mike, the Comcast guy, came over to help us with our "little" problem. We haven't had a home phone or the Internet since Wednesday night. Having the Internet out has been bad enough. I haven't been able to blog, tweet or Facebook from my laptop in days. Since the toddler used all of the data allocated for my iPad I haven't been able to use the Internet thought that either. I have yet to do my taxes and haven't been able to start them since we've had not connection. And trying to keep up with my social media connections via my cell phone has been disappointing. Once I re

Babies, Bills and Surprises!

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Photo credit: ABC news True confessions... Sometimes I use my cell phone as a baby soother.  Something about it puts her in a trance. She studies it like an she's an engineer trying to figure out how it works. It's kind of funny actually.  She has three "baby cell phones", but she has little interest in them.  Somehow she seems to know that they're fake and she likes the real one.  I never let her play with it for long, but it can usually buy me 5-10 minutes of free time to do my makeup.