Thursday, July 30, 2009

I'm alive, regardless of how I smell...

Thursday July 30th: wake up, feed Max. Feed and dress kids. Throw some clothes on and my contacts in, tie up hair and hit the door for swimming lessons. Return home, change kids, feed baby, hit the door again. Go to the library to get Anna her first library card (which to her is pretty much like getting her drivers license!) and a bag of books. Walk to ice cream shop nearby for a treat. Send bad thoughts to the inventor of bubble gum ice cream for the blue stains Izzy's cute shirt will inevitably have. Wipe down kids, go home. Feed kids, put Izzy down for a nap, fold a load of laundry and wash another. Feed baby, visit with Anna's newly adopted B.C. Grandma. Bake birthday cake for Anna who's 6 today. Dinner at Taco Time per Anna's request, she's quite fancy. Trip to Walmart, home to finish cake which ends up looking like a mudslide but tastes darn good. Read some Junie B. Jones, say prayers with kids, discuss highs and lows, and get kids in bed. Sit at the computer realizing that even though I skipped my shower today and I smell like butt, and even though two people quite obviously gawked at my 4 month pregnant looking ponch, I made it through my third week as a mother of four, Anna had a great birthday, I have one terrific husband, four dirty messy sweet sassy kids, and one blessed life, what more could I ask for...okay, well, a bath would be good.

11 comments:

Cuddles, Kisses & Tantrums said...

I think that you are doing AWESOME and really, baths are waaay overrated! Happy Birthday to Anna!

Rich and Tyra said...

Your kids are adorable and I think you look GREAT! My baby is 15 months old and I still have a belly, I guess that means it is just mine and not still from baby...sadly...It sounds like you had a BUSY day! I can't imagine what 4 is like! I think 3 is crazy! Hope Anna had a fun birthday!

Blackburns said...

I am impressed, I have one and there are days I don't shower or make it out of the house. Good job and congrats on being a mother of four.

Bre said...

I smell pretty ripe too, and you've got three more kids to look after. Happy Birthday to Anna. You an awesome Wendy!

House of Jensen said...

You get to shower? I only have three and rarely get the chance to shower before midnight! I'm not looking forward to what it'll be like with another. Oh well I'll manage just as you're doing. You're doing a great job by the way.

Jessica G. said...

Happy Birthday, Anna!
(And it never matters what the cake looked like it didn't taste good, so well done you!

Christine said...

Wow! I'm totally feeling like a crappy mother of two! Although we did just return from playing in the sand at the ocean...hum, well you are awesome! Way better than I'll ever be with 3! :) loves

Aubrey said...

a bath without screaming kids pounding at the bathroom door would be even beter!!!:)
you're doing great!

Chelsey said...

WOW! I TOTALLY THINK YOU ARE AMAZING! TAKING 4 KIDS TO THE LIBRAY LET ALONE TO GET ICE CREAM! YOU JUST AMAZE ME! I HOPE I CAN BE UP AND AT IT IN 4 DAYS AFTER HAVING A C-SECTION WITH JUST 3 KIDS!

Cody and Sharice said...

I am with Chelsey, you are amazing! I can barely keep up with 3! I can't imagine 4! Good for you, and I am sure you don't smell!

Anonymous said...

non prescription viagra effects of viagra on women buy generic viagra effects of viagra no prescription viagra viagra price buy viagra soft online viagra faq viagra rx womens viagra pharmacy viagra sample of viagra viagra australia viagra rrp australia cost