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Full Time, All the Time

with Britt Reints

Forget the 9 to 5; the demands of a working mom aren’t limited by a time clock. Full Time, All the Time is a blog about balancing the many roles of a modern woman - and maintaining your wellbeing while doing it. I am a writer, mother, wife, sister, daughter, friend and sometimes volunteer living in Pittsburgh. Oh, and I think you look pretty today.

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Why I’m not excited about my kids going back to school

Categories: mommy guilt, vacation


East Dawn Schoolhouse I have faced the last seven autumns with giddy anticipation. Back to school has always meant a return to my normal schedule , something it seems most parents appreciate more the longer a school vacation runs. But for the first time in my own parenting history, I am actually dreading the return to normal.

Perhaps it is because we have been away from normal for so long.
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Give me back my routine!

Categories: the juggle, vacation


You know what the worst thing is about having my kids home for holiday break?

Wait.  I love having my kids home.  I love that we aren’t dealing with the morning arguments about getting ready.  I love that we can stay up late watching movies because they don’t have to get up early the next day.  I love the bike rides and the shopping trips and the extra snuggles and time together.

But I hate what it does to my schedule.

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