From my mother-in-law, that is… “Hi, doll. Can you guys come for dinner tonight? Oh, and pack an overnight bag for the boys, they can sleep over.” Um, yah, how fast can we be over?!? First double sleep out in over a year!!
But the truth is, I totally feel like I need a break from the kids lately. Anyone feel this way? And I say that with obvious guilt, because I feel like it makes me sound like a bad mother. But I eat, sleep, breath, shit and live for my kids. I’m a deeply devoted mother. But, I still can’t remember the last time I actually did shit in privacy without someone sitting on the floor next to me talking my ear off (I’m a regular morning or evening goer, which means there’s always someone around)! In fact, because this is my very own Blog, and therefore my safe space for me and my readers, I will tell you how I killed my husband last week. He found me at 7:30am, sitting on the toilet (not #1), talking to my mom on the phone, and eating my bagel and peanut butter, all simultaneously! Ewwwww you’re thinking! But yes, there is nothing that phases me, and I’m a multi-tasking psycho! OK????
So, tonight, we get the break. I will undoubtedly eat quickly (and a lot… my mother-in-law always makes delicious food, and lots of it) and then me and hubby will skedaddle and do one of the following 5 things: