… stressing down the road!
Crankily, crankily, crankily, crankily,
Balance is a load [of crap]!
(To the tune of “Row, row, row your boat.” Obviously.)
I’m having One Of Those Days. And the thing is, I need to get over it. Yes, I lost the entire morning to sick kids and doctors’ appointments and the pharmacy and copays, but I need to remember what it was like when I worked at an office, and was a single mother, and a day like this meant missing work entirely and wondering if I was going to be fired. (I actually brought my sick kindergartener in to work with me one day; I set him up in the corner of my office on a sleeping bag, with a portable DVD player and headphones, thinking I couldn’t afford to miss another day and he’d be just as fine there as at home. My boss sent us home, anyway, and I ended up feeling even worse for trying to sort of split the difference between maintaining my responsibilities and taking care of my child.)
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