You tell your children at 9:00 that they have to start getting ready for the chiropractor appointment at 4:30. And even so, you run late.
Apple crisp is perfectly legitimate for breakfast, thankyouverymuch. Apples and oats - what could be healthier?
Your kitchen sink can't be used for washing dishes because it has a sweater soaking out apple juice stains, and you can't use your bathroom sink to wash hands because it's full of wet underwear you haven't had time to wash yet.
"Good enough" becomes your mantra regarding family pictures.
This was our sixth or seventh take
You reheat your morning coffee five times, and finally give up and drink it cold (if you call it "iced," you can feel much better about this).
You step over Lego blocks so many times you stop seeing them, only remembering they are on the floor when an unsuspecting guest discovers one with her bare feet.
Your bedtime is 7:00; the kids' bedtime is 8:00.
A snuggle from your sleepy baby can make all of this fade into the background, and remind you of just how much you really do love these little