Last week I told you about my pitiful attempts to multitask while working, having one child home, another child needing forms and rides, and just generally trying to keep my house running and my clients happy. My conclusion, then, was that sometimes multitasking backfires. Sometimes trying to do everything at once means that really, at the end of the day, it feels like nothing has been done at all.
My conclusion this week—with the same work and kid needs I was fielding last week, but with a post-surgical child at home now—is that my downfall was in trying to do everything at once, rather than figuring out how to accomplish all of the same things, but perhaps in a more logical manner.
This is not to say that I’ve mastered it and we’re having totally smooth sailing this week, of course. Would that it were true, but… no. Ahem. I’m finding a few ways to maximize the tools available to me, though, and although this week is harder in some ways (um, my kid had surgery and is being kind of needy, imagine), it’s easier in others.
My inspiration came in the form of… a Sonic Cream Slush. Yes.
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