Saturday, May 5, 2012

To Do vs. Did

To Do:
- up early, med, shower, dressed
- grocery store
- thrift store
- put groceries away
- M, R and F arrive
- call to schedule appointment
- crafts
- lunch
- naptime
- dishes
- paperwork for non-profit
- update paperwork for other non-profit
- plan meeting for yet another non-profit
- lesson plans for homeschool co-op class
- watch documentary with olders
- nappers up
- snacktime: make snack with littles
- craft of some sort
- prep veggies for dinner
- outside time with kids
- whip up cookies for tomorrow night
- M, F, R home
- taco night

Did:
- up later than expected, throw clothes on
- M arrives
- run out door, realize I forgot med, go back into house to take med
- back down driveway, realize I forgot grocery list, call family to bring it out
- grocery store
- thrift store
- F and R arrive while I'm out, but Jim has me covered
- home, put groceries away
- get interrupted by children
- read books
- supervise lunch
- realize I have yet to eat 
- make coffee
- get interrupted before I can make food
- help with homeschool co-op assignment
- remember to put kids down for nap
- eat handful of cashews
- banish non-napping kids from first floor of house
- go to the bathroom, locking door as to not be disturbed
- remind kids five times in two minutes that I'm unavailable when I'm in the bathroom and to wait until I'm out
- re-banish kids
- start to make myself some food
- answer phone
- when done with phone call, realize I didn't call to make appointment
- call to make appointment, leave message as staff is out of office for lunch
- remember that I was in the middle of making food
- upon entering kitchen, see groceries that still need to be put away
- finish putting away groceries
- remind children they are banished until I've eaten food and, oh! I made coffee
- make coffee into iced coffee
- finish making food
- settle in to eat food and drink coffee
- R wakes up
- make R bottle, R goes back to sleep
- remember documentary big kids need to watch
- set up documentary for kids in dining room
- assign seats, since everyone wants to sit in the same chair
- eat cold food and room temperature "iced coffee"
- littles wake up from nap
- instead of nutritious snack we were going to make together, feed littles popsicles so I can finish my food and coffee
- clean up from popsicles
- set littles up with craft
- answer phone
- clean up craft stuff
- send kids outside
- realize how late it is
- prep veggies for dinner
- kids who don't belong to me picked up
- taco night - but hand wash plates first
- clean up from dinner
- send kids to bed
- look at today's to-do list and sigh
- make to-do list for tomorrow
- cut and paste all items not done today to to-do list for tomorrow
- look at today's to do list and smile

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