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A Peek Into the Life of a Working Mom: Relief From the Winter Blues

“Ice cream is happiness condensed.” ― Jessie Lane Adams Enjoying an ice cream cone at Ben and Jerry's             There is no doubt that winter is here. Bitter cold has swept the nation. Kids have missed school. Parents have missed work. And millions of people in Atlanta slept in their cars this past week. This winter has already been long, intense, and exhausting.   We have been housebound for many more days than we would like. And it has made us more than a little punchy, especially Andre.   Andre is the kind of man who is happiest when he is working on a project or working out. This frigid weather has given him cabin fever in a big way.   He finished his most recent project last week.   The bitter cold weather has been a de-motivator and he has been much less active.   Since I am very pregnant, there are fewer indoor outlets for his excess testosterone... And for the past few weekends, his demeanor has mimicked that of a caged lion. He’s been pacing. He’s