January has been a good month in the Swan house. I am still adjusting to life with twins, but I am figuring out what works for me. I find that life is lonelier, but I am sure that when improve when I get better at getting out of the house with the girls. So here’s a random post about the good things that are going on around here. First, this sweetie got straight A’s!!!Princess always works hard on her school work, and often gets one B. Usually her B is an 89 and she was so excited to get all A’s. Way to go Princess! Your hard work paid off.
I know this is terrible for my waistline and now that I am a grown up (ha ha) I often replace it with this
But in my desperation for caffeine, I now have a new love for this… the K cup. Mine has lots of cream and barely resembles coffee, but I love it. I feel so grown up and relaxed after a cup. Now when a friend asks me to go get some coffee, I will actually enjoy the experience. After a cup, I can often open my eyes after very little sleep. It’s a good thing.
I am trying to keep my house in better order this new year and would like to introduce you to my personal
nag online coach. She has really helped me keep the CHAOS away by sending me lots of annoying emails asking me whether the laundry is done, what’s for dinner, is your sink clean etc. This has helped me do a better job of taking care of the not so fun duties of motherhood. I have also started praying for my kids as I fold their laundry. This really helps the job go by faster and definitely keeps me from grumbling and complaining. If you are struggling with keeping your house in order, I highly recommend www.flylady.net.
Last but not least, my sweetie gave me this
You may ask why I chose to post this picture. I am planning on putting this picture on my fridge to motivate me to get in shape. So no more pop tarts ok.