Hello my gorgeous, awesome, and totally put-together Full Time, All the Time readers. It’s been a while hasn’t it? I hope you haven’t forgotten about me while the fabulous Miss Britt held down the fort here. I’ve been on an unexpected blogging hiatus. I wish that I had witty reasons for my short-term leave of absence, but the truth is that life smacked in the face. Then the gut. Then push me down and kicked me some more.
In other words, I suffered through my first Summer Break as a working mom. Then right when I felt like I was getting it all in control, life sucker-punched me in the face with Kindergarten.
When my son finished preschool in June, we decided (and by “we” I mean, I thought I had the best idea ever) to let our son have a real summer. We spent lots of time at the pool. I spent countless hours shuttling between home and a morning-only summer camp. We played outside with our neighbors. Saw nearly every PG or G movie in the theaters. And my son finally found bravery to ride his bike without training wheels. It was fantastic.
I also spent hours upon hours working late into the night to make up for the lost hours during the day.
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