I remember when I was working, how excited I got and how much I looked forward to Fridays.
These days, they are one of the hardest days of the week. Everyone is tired, worn out, grumpy. It's hard.
Lately my kids are acting... I don't know, like aliens invaded their bodies? They don't hear a word I say, they repeatedly do things they KNOW are wrong. I'll ask them to do something/NOT to do something like 5 times, and then finally I yell it, and then they react with anger cuz I yelled. UGH. I'm not really sure what to do with them!
There has been a lot of big changes around here in the last 2 weeks, and I know it's stressful for them too, and they can feel the stress that Josh and I are under, so I'm trying to be patient and understanding. But when Every.Single.Thing is a battle, it just depletes my energy faster than anything.
I spent pretty much all day Wednesday and Thursday crying. Like, sobbing and weeping and wailing. I know the majority of it is just my hormones, and I was able to let Josh know that in a reasonable way. ;-) But I just could NOT stop. I feel better now, and I think some of those toxic hormones just needed to be flushed out.
I'm looking forward to the weekend. We don't have any huge plans, besides painting Kate's room, which is something I've been wanting to do for a long time. I'm looking forward to decorating it and it'll be the first time I have a "nursery" for any of my babies. It won't be a spending-spree, all-out thing, but even just to paint and put up new curtains will make it feel more finished.
I hope you're well! I plan to really just lay low this weekend, maybe take the kids to the library while Josh paints, maybe just rent movies to watch at home.
Have a great weekend, everyone!