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A Day In The Life

5:45am -- DH is in the shower.  He handles most of the morning routine so I can work on making myself look presentable for work, lol.

6:00am -- Up and in the shower, Alex eases into his day by watching Looney Tunes on our bed.  Cameron usually wakes up about this time too and Super Dad gets him changed and ready.

6:30am -- the boys eat breakfast, again handled by Super Dad

6:50am -- I pack my lunch and we are out the door and off to the sitters

7:25am -- I arrive at work...teach....teach...teach

11:45am -- Yay!  Lunch = 30 minutes of adult interaction.  Thankfully I have a great lunch bunch!

12:15-2:30pm -- teach...teach...teach.  Oh how I wish my room had a window!

2:30 - 4:00pm -- work/meetings and then it is off to get the kids (I try to call my mom during my commute too since she is in a nursing home and doesn't get much interaction)

4:30- 5:00pm -- arrive home.  We all seem to have to use the bathroom at the same time, which can be a challenge, or the boys want to play outside and all I want to do is change out of my work clothes.  Get the boys a snack.  Cameron usually goes down for a "cat" nap of about 30 minutes too.

5:00-6:00pm -- DH arrives home.  I'm preparing dinner and we eat.  We eat dinner at the table.  Together.  Every night.  I love it, although it can be a little noisy at times.

6:00-8:00pm -- play time and/or reading with the boys, clean up kitchen/house, laundry and bath time for the boys (3x a week)

8:00pm -- ready for bed.  Both boys are in bed at this time usually.  Cameron falls asleep pretty quickly and then we spend time reading to Alex individually and he is asleep usually before 9.

8:30 - 10:30pm -- Grading, planning, playing on the internet, paying bills, TV/music on in the background, preparing for tomorrow to do it all over again.

10:30-11:00pm -- My wind down time in bed.  DH sleeps as soon as his head hits the pillow, but I'm known to toss and turn a little longer.

Repeat it 5x a week.  

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  1. Your boys are so cute!! Thanks for linking up :)


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