All week long, I have been out of rhythm. I didn’t post yesterday because my house looked like a tornado had rumbled through and I felt like I had too many things on my to-do list. The only problem is my house and list don’t look much better than when the day started AND, I still managed to have a major Mommy Fail by forgetting to take Kellen’s lunch to school.
Seriously, how bad is that?! He waited at the table while the other kids started eating and after the teacher called and we agreed on a plan, she told Kellen he could walk down with her to
pick scavenge some food out of the kitchen. Kellen calmly said, “no, my mom’s bringing my lunch”. Ahhhh, just stab me in the heart! He had faith in me and I had a Mommy Fail. (He did end up with a lunch he loved – fruit, cheese and crackers and yogurt, thanks to wonderful teachers).
I’m sure at this point, you’re thinking, “so…why is this the best problem a mom could have?” Okay, forgetting Kellen’s lunch was definitely the low point and I have some serious remorse over it, but the rest of the disorganization has been smaller things…like the fact that my house looks, well… embarrassing. I’m barely getting the dishes done and don’t ask me about the amount of folded and unfolded laundry on my couch. I’m far from an impeccable house keeper, but this is embarrassing, by even my standards. All week, I’ve been trying to figure out why – it’s not been a very appointment busy week?
And then yesterday this happened: