5:30 am: hit snooze.
6:30 am: holy crap, it's 6:30.
6:32 am: wake up Elizabeth and William. after 3 days off, not pleasant.
6:34 am: let the dogs out.
6:36 am: fastest shower ever. find clothes that match.
6:46 am: feed dogs.
6:53 am: make coffee, throw work stuff in car.
7:02 am: dress the screaming monkey otherwise known as "Isabelle"
7:06 am: buckle the screaming monkey in the car.
7:09 am: run around the house gathering last minute stuff: socks, detangle spray, hats, coats, shoes, turn off lights, put milk away. all the while, talking to the big kids: did you brush your teeth? where are your socks? I have NO idea where your homework is. did you get your valentines? What's for lunch? do you want to pack? sorry, no time. breakfast??? grab a granola bar. yes, you have to brush your hair. no, you may NOT have a sucker for breakfast. you'll get plenty of candy at school today. I said, NO SUCKERS FOR BREAKFAST!
7:16 am: LETS GO! WE'RE LATE!!
7:17 am: jump in the car.
7:18 am: where's Jackson? crap. still in bed.
7:20 am: buckle the little snuggle bug in his seat.
7:22 am: where's my coat??
7:23 am: back out of garage with all four children, pray that the dogs go back in so we don't have to chase them around the yard.
7:30 am: pick up carpool kids.
7:34 am: loaded and ready to head to school. *phew*
7:52 am: drop kids at school.
8:05 am: drop kids at day care.
8:15 am: walk in office. breathe.
11:55 am: lunch meeting. chicken noodle soup. productive.
1:00 pm: teach. 50 third graders about vegetables. 25 good. 25 bad. very bad.
2:45 pm: stand in line at post office. what in the world is he sending to the czech republic?
3:00 pm: pick up kids from school. chat with my peeps. scam on the left-over Valentine snacks
3:22 pm: after school snack at Modocs. otherwise known as my mommy support group.
4:00 pm: quick trip to the grocery store. that is being re-modeled. really?
4:42 pm: grab cash to pay sitter.
4:56 pm: pick up kids from sitter.
5:34 pm: unload kids at home.
5:37 pm: give babysitter instructions for evening. ignore dirty dishes, floors and laundry.
5:39 pm: second fastest shower of all time.
6:35 pm: cocktails at Beth's.
7:08 pm: dinner with the Bunco Babes. laughed so hard my cheeks hurt.
11:40 pm: carry the sweetest little screaming monkey to bed.
11:48 pm: say goodnight to the sitter.
11:50 pm: check facebook and decompress on my blog....
Bunco Babes Forever!!