Monday, August 11, 2008

confessions & progress

Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

After a little reflection I have some confessions to make...

Confession #1
A few weeks ago I was exhausted (quick trip new baby nuf said) so I slept in. unfortunately for me my older kids didn't. They needed to be fed so I asked Kelten to handle it (meaning microwaveable oatmeal since we were out of cold cereal). A little later they came in and asked it they could have A as in 1 popsicle and I said yes if real food had been eaten. When I re- joined the land of the living I found a little surprise in the kitchen. Loads of Popsicle sticks and wrappers. I asked Kelten how many they ate. His reply, we each ONLY had 8 since we had to divide the box evenly. Yup 8 and I have 3 older kids that makes a whopping 24 popsicles downed for a post breakfast snack. Kippi's two cent on the matter... That’s what happens when you sleep in mom.

Progress?
I'm stocked up on cereal and milk for next time and we are officially out of popsicles.

Confession #2
Wifely duties...Currently uninterested.

Progress?
Willing to bargain

Confession #3
I have always nursed my kids in bed at night. I am too tired to get up. this however leads to baby in bed all night at the all you can eat buffet. I have been determined to sleep #4 in his crib with very little luck.

Progress?
Last night baby started in his crib and returned there after each feeding until 6 am when I awoke in a puddle and couldn't take it.

Confession#4
I hate doing dishes and laundry. In fact sometimes we end up eating off of picnic wear and wearing the cleanest of the dirty clothes.

Progress?
Last week two loads of laundry got done start to finish each day and we only ate with picnic wear because we wanted to.

Confession#5
I love the game Mozaki blocks. Time seems to fly while playing though. I find myself playing when I should be doing other things like cooking cleaning and the like.

Progress?
I got the new high score and see number 4


Do you have any confessions you want to make? I am all ears.

9 comments:

Heather said...

Wow, you are really bouncing back after #4! Go Nikki.

owona said...

Um, no I have absolutely NO confessions...I'm perfect. :) Tooty

Islandalli said...

No Worries, my son has been known to eat Ramen for breakfast (cause he can fix it himself) and my baby is 17 months old almost and still wakes up next to me every morning, despite my best efforts and soggy sheets. All part of the package.

Rachel said...

My confession. I am sitting in my bathroom with my laptop reading blogs with the fan on so I can't hear my kids yelling and wanting me to come out. Dishes are not done, my hair is still wet, laundry, laundry, laundry.

Amy J. said...

This was so funny! But oh too true in the life of a mom.

Ms. Kristen said...

I think I too will have to blog about this one too! See for an updated post!
Are we still on for the end of this week?

Jodi said...

You're so funny! I have to say that I have totally been diong Confession #1 all summer long. I've been sleeping in and letting the kids get up and help themselves in the morning. Needless to say, I wake up with empty chip bags all over (Mick works for Frito Lay), the house is torn apart, etc. - so that just makes me want to crawl back into bed. ;)

Jen said...

Ok, my confession. Hmmm. . . I went to mexico for a week only to come back and neglect home and family for the twilight series, I finished all four in a week and a half. Now I'm starting over. Yikes.

tharker said...

Oh my gosh Niki, I truly love you!!