Happy Weekday Morning!

Shout out to @heatherland for feeling my pain in her “I ain’t doin’ it” video blog!

Just Jill

I think most moms can relate to the craziness that is the weekday morning routine, getting young kids ready for school and yourself ready for work.  The irony here is that it is rarely routine.  You never know the state in which your kids will wake up — grumpy, sluggish, chipper, or zombie-like.  Add to that the outfit that they picked out last night but no longer like for any number of reasons.  Now, you are back to the situation you tried to avoid when you had them pick out the outfit the night before.  Throw in a sibling fight, an opposition to breakfast, any sort of ill feeling, and a request for a new hair style, and you are LATE!

Late is the world in which I live most of my life.  I can’t count the number of times in the morning I say “Let’s go!”  I start early in hopes…

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