It’s Monday and we are back at home sweet home.  Luckily, I completed my “before going out of town” routine and I had the privilege of coming home to a clean and tidy home.  I even had time to do all of our laundry before we left my mom’s house, so now unpacking will be a breeze and won’t leave me with three loads of laundry.  This was the first time we’ve gone away for four days with all three kids…we had a LOT of “stuff”!!  One HUGE suitcase that weighed as much as a large horse, two kids suitcases so jam packed, I thought the zippers were going to burst, a pack-n-play, three pillows, and two bikes, a toiletry bag, and my recipe box (don’t ask me why I didn’t put that in our suitcase)…

…I wrote the first paragraph of this post at 8:30am…it is now 9:15 and two of my children woke up puking.  So now I have a couch cushion to clean, about two loads of laundry to do, I already bathed the pukers, and I need to be on my knees praying that the rest of us don’t get it!  I hate to say it, but that just freed up my day!  Joshua can’t go to piano lessons now, I’m not going to bother doing school today with two sick kids, and now I need to clean the boys’ bathroom and bedrooms.  Well, like I said in the title of this post…back to life and reality!  Fortunately, we haven’t had any pukers in a long time.  This stinks!! 

The good thing is, once I clean up the hazardous areas, I can have a “nothing day” with my kids and nurse them back to health.  I hope you all have a marvelous Monday!