Friday, February 12, 2010
Today was slow and relaxed day for me. Kayla had a sleep over at our neighbors house with her best friend Tracy. I can't say I slept in with the princess bruiser trying to wake me up every 10 minutes. BIL Angelo came by the house so Ralph could take him somewhere to try for a job. Ralph also had a few errands to run while he was out and took Kayla with them. When they all got back we usually gather around in the kitchen and had something to eat. We talked about the recent snow storms and how everybody is still digging themselves out. MIL got a chance to talk to her boys about getting a colon and body cleanse that would be helpful to her health. She really wants to get this done and wanted to find to find out more about it. Since she will be turning 67 this Feb 28 she only wants to make sure she is healthy and strong. Besides it always good to find out about your physical well being before you get sick and things get worse.
Winter has been harsh on the east coast. We have been hit not just one but two snowstorm in a matter of a week. Kayla had no school for the whole week due to the inclement weather. I would think I'd get to sleep in the morning since we didn't have to wake up early. I was totally wrong, I sleep in my kids room and they do not sleep in. The latest that they woke up this whole week was around 7:30 a.m., are you freaking kidding me? How can you go back to sleep with a 6 yr old and a 2 yr old jumping up and down the bed and crawling all over you. Plus you hear all the yelling and screaming of going after the same toys. I have eye bags underneath my eye bags and dark circles under my eye that could put a raccoon to shame. My husband wonders why I look so tired when he sees me and worries about me in the process. The problem that I had with eye bags before just got worse. Its high time I get some best eye creams that is out in the market. I'm sure finding the right cream for my eye bags and dark circles isn't going to be a problem. I wish sand man would sprinkle a little extra sleeping dust on my kids so they can sleep in and I can finally get rid of my eye baggage,lol..
You know what, winter has not been that at all bad to me. I usually get very dry skin in the winter and dry flaky scalp but this year I didn't get too bad. Since winter dries out my skin I don't worry about my skin breaking out. However, I do worry in the spring and summer time since my skin is more oily and my pores tends to get clogged. Adult acne is pretty common than most people think. We usually associate acne with growing up but that is not the case all the time. Stress either from work or home, environmental,food intake, cosmetic products, lack or sleep and many more can be a factor for skin breakouts. It's important that we take care of our skin and keep it clean at all times to avoid any skin irritations that could lead to breakouts or acne. For those who keep getting those annoying breakouts and it seems like most over the counter treatment don't work, a trip to your nearest Dermatologist is in order.
Sometimes being a stay at home mom can be very boring when you are faced with the same thing over and over again. I enjoy being a stay at home mom, I know a few people who envy me that I get to stay with my kids, take care of them and be there for them 24/7. It becomes so monotonous though, you don't enjoy what you are doing anymore. A time does come that you want to just go out and find yourself. I kind of promised myself that as soon as my youngest starts school I will be free like a bird and go look for worms, a job that is. It's been 3 years since I last work, I wonder if I am still capable of staying as focus and dedicated. With the economic situation we are all facing right now it makes me wonder how many resumes I have to send out. Looking for a job is by no means an easy task, my working skill are all but rusty. I guess i will eventually find out in 3 years since by that time if we don't have another baby Kaitlyn will be in school most of the time.
We got buried in more than a foot of snow once again. Like most people we have not really had the chance to dig ourselves from the first snow storm then we got hit again by another one. I remembered one Meteorologist said that the second storm was like adding insult to injury. Thank God that we don't have any problem that comes with a lot of snow. I have not really cleaned the house and most specially washed the floor since its all going to get wet and dirty again. My thinking was, wash the floors when all the snow has melted. Yeah right, I don't know how long its going to be before all this snow melts and we will be back to normal. What gets me now is the freezing cold when you go outside and the glaring whiteness of the surrounding. With the stark whiteness outside we get more lights which is good but also bad at the same time. Looking outside gives me headaches and wish that we had put up blinds in the playroom. Its the only part in the house except the kitchen that doesn't have it. I should just let the curtains down but the kids enjoy looking outside at the snow and it also saves on light.