How do you get everything done with a young baby? That is a question I ask myself every day. I make myself a “to-do” list on Monday, and I’ll be glad if it is all checked off by Saturday. Most of the time I manage only one or two items a day. And as you can see, I haven’t managed to get to blogging for the last couple weeks!
I find that the worst thing for me to do is to tie myself to my lists, if I don’t manage to get it all done on Monday, I don’t get down on myself and let myself feel like a failure. If it were just Jan-Pierre and myself that would be one thing, but with Michael I have to reevaluate my priorities. It is more important that I am caring for him and spending time with him than it is for me to make sure my house is 100% spick and span 24/7. I am trying to just make sure that my hubby won’t be embarrassed by the way the apartment looks should someone drop by for a visit.
I am hoping to slowly get into a daily as well as weekly routine, which will help with getting things done on a regular basis. But that is a very slow process since it all hinges on whether or not Michael is cooperating! Once he gets into a routine days and nights should be a little easier, and I will have the specific time periods during the day that I know are for household chores.
That is where we are at the moment, surviving day by day, and enjoying all the new things Michael starts doing. I hope to start a weekly post that will include some of Michael’s daily accomplishments…but no promises at the moment 😀
In the meantime I would love to hear some tips on how y’all managed…just drop me a comment