No, not me – Patrick started back at work today. It was a rough day for me, even though Nicholas went to Petra’s this morning for 3 hours. By the time I picked him up (and we chat a little, of course) we had to rush out the door to meet up with our walking group – today we explored Lafarge Lake. I feel so incompetent and frustrated – I feel like a fish out of water. Here’s hoping it gets better over the next few weeks. My biggest concern is how I’m going to juggle Nicholas, work, chores, socializing, and preparing meals – I need more hours each day! I’m finally experiencing what most other mums have already become experts at. And somewhere in all of it, I know it’s important to find time for “me”. I’ll have to start looking for volleyball leagues to join in the fall, even if it’s only as a part-time sub. Hope I remember how to play! 🙂
Patrick works for 2 days, has 2 days off (for our 5th anniversary), and then works a full 5-day week. I bet it’s going to be tough on him, too, having to stand on his feet all day and not play with Nicholas. We’ll have to stop by the store from time to time for lunch … how exciting!
I particularly loved when Patrick came in the door after work and Nicholas was so happy to see him. Our little guy has a way of making us feel like the most important people on earth with his huge grin and giggles!