Better than expected – Me, Myself and Kids

Better than expected

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As many of you know I was dreading the month of October for a number of reasons.  My mat leave was ending, my baby was turning 1 and starting daycare, I was going back to work and my mother was getting results from her CAT scans.

It was a whirlwhind of activity over the past couple of weeks and I’m happy to report, I MADE IT!!!

Yesterday was a day of many firsts…it was my sons first full day of daycare and he had an amazing day.  I got up early, got myself and the two boys ready, fed and to school.  I went in to the office for my first day of work.  I picked up both boys on time, managed to prepare dinner before there was any crying of hunger, got them both bathed and ready for bed and all before 630pm.

I DID IT!!!  The dreaded ‘first day’…the day I wasn’t prepared for and didn’t know if I could handle.  But I did, albeit exhausted!

I am also happy to report that my moms scans all came back clear.  She is doing well and that is all that I can ask for.

So, October wasn’t really so bad.  Its funny that when we don’t know what to expect, we fear the worst.

But I will say, that I give kudos to all the working  moms out there who manage to do it all.  I hope that I can exceed my own expectations!!

What have you feared that has turned out better than expected?

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For the last 7+ years I have immersed myself in the "mom life". My blog, appropriately named Me, Myself and Kids is my life; the challenges, the laughter, and the tears. But I also offer my own version of motherly advice. In doing so, I’ve designating myself as an MD or “Mom Doc”. Not because I know it all. Don’t get me wrong. It’s an open perspective; my learnings shared so you can take the good, bad and ugly and adapt it to your own family life. So please join me as I share all of the crazy and overwhelming thoughts and experiences of the mom life with Me, Myself and Kids.

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  • Lauren Markman October 28, 2013

    Bravo to you for making it through the day! That first drop-off is the hardest one. And, he will have lots of fun and still give you his whole heart upon pickup!

    • Me, Myself and Kids October 28, 2013

      Thank you Lauren!! He was so happy to see my at pick up but he’s having the best time!!!

  • Akerman Jean October 29, 2013

    As A.A. Milne wrote: “…always remember, you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think…”

    • Me, Myself and Kids October 29, 2013

      I love that!! That may have to be the quote I post tomorrow for my “quote of the day”! Thanks!

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