Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Back to Reality

There is always a day or two of adjustment when you return from vacation. Even if it is just a quick trip to the beach house, there is always one bag still waiting to be emptied or a travel bottle or two of shampoo sitting on the bathroom counter.

I think I am finally catching up on a little bit of rest, and even though the Lady has not stopped talking about all things Disney, I think she is glad to be home.

I am amazed at how quickly this summer has gone by. I have tried to keep busy and we have been lucky enough to be able to spend a lot of time with friends and family.

I am in the process of trying to figure out who is going to watch the Ladies once my sister goes back to college. I am not looking forward to it.

Yesterday, I interviewed someone. She was very nice, totally qualified and tried to make a connection with the Ladies. The problem is that she is only available until 3 or 4 in the afternoon and I need someone all day. She also works more like a nanny rather than a regular babysitter. Apparently, this means that if you cancel on her or take vacation she still gets paid, and paid more than I have been shelling out. Ugh.

I am trying to find someone who will be great with the Ladies and willing to put the time and effort in for no more than 15 bucks an hour. In Farfield County, that can be a bit of a problem.

So, I am sure I will spend some time stressing these last days of summer trying to find the perfect person to care for the Ladies when I am at work. At the same time we are going to try to make a few more trips to the beach and meet up for a few more playdates with friends. All of this before September hits and my husband starts travelling more. Can't wait for that, especially since the Lady is all about her daddy. This helped me a lot in Disney when she only wanted him to take her to the bathroom, but won't be of much help at 7 am when she is screaming for him and I am the only one listening.

It will all work out . . . right?

1 comment:

  1. No, probably not.

    Thanks for the postcard, BTW. You may be the nicest person in the world.