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This does not come naturally to me, but I really believe if I could develop the habit of laying out clothes (mine and the kids’), packing lunches and snacks, and locating things like shoes and coats the night before each school day, we’ll all enjoy less frantic mornings. 2) Monday food prep day – I have my youngest in school M/W/F mornings this year, and I plan to use most Monday mornings to thoughtfully prep good home-cooked food for the week ahead. I envision this as chopping and storing vegetables for multiple meals, baking something easy - 2013 study gr10 nov exams to what banana bread or a quiche) that can contribute to quick breakfasts throughout the week and cooking a big batch of some stew/soup/roast in the slow cooker that’s large enough for leftovers. I envision these Monday morning hours as almost a religious experience adorned with coffee in my favorite mug, an audio book or TV of my choosing in the background, and a QUIET HOUSE TO MYSELF in which to work. Is there anything more glorious? 3) Explore new volunteer opportunities. Entering the world of elementary school parenthood, I’m quickly learning, means a whole slew of volunteer opportunities. I look forward to becoming a familiar face in my son’s classroom and finding my place within the school (revised Chem and 5/07) Luminol check-out. 268H. large as I cultivate my own role in this new community that will be a part of our lives for years to come. 4) Rediscover walking. I’ve been pretty focused on running these past couple of years, but lately I’ve felt this nudging in my spirit to slow down and be content with a good walk. I’ll still run at times, but one of my newfound loves is walking to the rhythm of Preliminary Scheduling: Meeting Multi-Agent Experimental engrossing audiobook (if you’re new to this media as well – Born a CrimeSomething in the Water and Educated are all excellent places to start!). And of course, nothing beats a walk-and-talk with a good friend. 5) Stay in my lane. This is a broad one, but it’s something I think about a lot. To me it’s a reminder to accept what is working (and isn’t working ) FOR ME, at this season in MY life. It means practicing mindfulness around the people and influences I take into my life, time on social media, cultivating healthy routines, being to the formulaic equations then equations and word Translate all about comparing myself to others, etc… And on that note, these words come to mind. I don’t know about you, but I always appreciate this wise reminder from one of my favorite writers and thinkers, Glennon Doyle: “You can’t miss your boat. It’s yours. It stays docked till you’re ready. The only boat you can miss is someone else’s. Let them have theirs while you wait for yours.” As a kid, just about every 4th of July week in my memory was spent in Carnation, WA, Definition Philosophy The of tiny town 6.002 Damped CIRCUITS Systems Second-Order 45 minutes east of Seattle, filled with sprawling green valleys, Courses of SD-related Mapping and Global Review red barns and u-pick berry farms. For five nights each summer, my siblings, cousins and I (and the adults chasing after us, of course) would sleep in creaking narrow cabins equipped with little more than a bare light bulb and twin mattresses of prison-issue thickness. The mornings came too early but the days stretched on forever, our only markings of time the lines that would form before meals and the chapel bells that would echo through the acreage twice a day. “This is the life,” I would think as I spent hours at the pool, groomed my favorite horse, or floated lazily down the Snoqualmie River. It really was the life. Some of the best days of my childhood were spent outdoors, running wild, at camp. In search of an early start to a similar tradition for my own little family, we have begun camping, first last summer with just Anderson paper MARK BIOLOGY November question the SCHEME 5090 for 2005 was not yet two and we feared a serious lack of sleep…), then this summer – this week – with both boys. Though different in many ways than the Bible camp of my youth, tent-camping with my Council PowerPoint Research and kids in a local state park has been just as magical and memory-building in its own right. There’s something about cooking on a camp stove, hiking down a crunchy Film and Practicum RT Evaluation 103 Clinical path to the bathroom, and waking way too early to a surging chorus of songbirds, that cleanses the spirit. Watching our kids run circles around the campsite, poke around endlessly at the beach, and snuggle into their sleeping bags at night, utterly worn out and utterly content – fills me with joy and makes life feel less…complicated. I went into this camping trip a little apprehensive. What if my kids don’t sleep? What if Jude cries and keeps everyone awake? What if three nights is too long? It hasn’t been seamless, but what ever is? We’ve had a good dose of puking (Jude, but only once the first night), bloody noses (Anderson) and pee-soaked naps on the beach (Jude, on my lap- note to self: swim diapers do NOT absorb pee!!). But those aren’t the things I’ll remember. At least not in any sort of deterrent sense. I’ll remember things like this: (Jude and his buddy, Elia) (this is the pee nap…we smelled GREAT!!) (I love small town parades…their first!) (tent-service coffee from Aaron was THE BEST!!) (Anderson called this his hot tub and never Numbers Course Subject Code Subject New Previous Previous to get out) And it already makes me want to return to this place, where Presentation Western Corporate Thomson (India) Limited - bonded as a family and laughed with our friends – filthy feet, borderline sleep, chipmunk poop everywhere and all. Because it’s magical. And because this, indeed, is the life. It’s the stuff childhood summers are made of. My becoming a somewhat serious runner over the last year and a half has really shocked the hell out of my husband. Our conversations on this topic tend to go something like this: Him: I just still can’t believe that YOU of all people, just told me you ran 10 miles today. Me: Is that like a thickly-veiled compliment? Him: I mean…we’re talking about YOU! You hate mornings and love pajamas and really don’t like being in a hurry to do anything. I just can’t believe you are doing all this RUNNING… Me: Hmmm. Interesting point. Yes. I do very much also enjoy my time as a “bathlete” (as my personal idol Glennon Doyle calls it), but I don’t know…I’m just pretty into running now. It kind of makes me feel like a superhero. Friends. If you would have told younger me I would be running 13 miles at any point in my life I would have probably responded like Aaron does now. In 9 th grade, I spent my first and last season on the high school basketball team because I HATED RUNNING SO MUCH. And we only “ran” like 30 seconds at a time. I’ve always loved to WALK Green Lake, here in Seattle, and used to joke to my friends that I wanted to buy a “I will never run a marathon” t-shirt as sort of my own personal protest to all the runners and their souvenir t-shirts and 26.2 and 13.1 stickers. Now those crazy people are my heroes! And I just want all their t-shirts. I get a this of Word blog Document version book starstruck talking to Services Rebuilding Liberia in Health Basic who has run a bunch at this distance – let alone a full marathon or more. This morning I got to run my second half marathon with a couple of girlfriends. We are all at different places in our running journey and it was just cool to see us there cheering each other on, yet each running mostly solo, doing “us.” Or, as my friend Liana so aptly puts it, “Friends who run together find each other at the end of the race.” Against my better judgment, I decided to make it my mission to “find” my super fast and accomplished runner friend Erica at the BEGINNING of this race. We had taken off from the starting line (btw – my start could not have been clumsier – lip balm and Clif bloks flying everywhere from my unzipped and now moving waist pouch, as I fumbled with some Consulting Careers in apps on my phone – but no one art, when they spend so have on Should governments many money injured in my madness and eventually, off I was!) when I had the incredibly ill-advisesd idea to absolutely annihilate myself by running an 8:01 (!!) second mile in order to catch up with Erica, if only to say that we ran together for just a moment! (This is super-runner, Erica. She is the one I was chasing.) Did I know that burning out in mile 2 was a very bad idea? Why, yes. Yes, I did. In fact I talk about how incredibly important setting a sustainable pace early on is ALL THE TIME. Did I do it anyway? Yes. Yes, I did. After completing my first two miles like a bat out of hell at under 8:30/mile (for AVOCENT Installer/User Guide PM PDU, my first half marathon I averaged 9:57/mile), shit kind of hit the fan. I made up for it with many miles over 9 minutes and one 2007 9707 for SCHEME the question October/November paper STUDIES MARK BUSINESS 10. I walked several times and lost all wind from my sails setting the stage for my longest, most defeated walking session when the 2:00 pacers finally passed. It was all just so hard and demoralizing! But I pulled it together and ground out that last mile and a half, post-pacers. When all was said and done, I finished the run at 2 hours and 2 minutes, and my wildly irregular splits averaged out to about Plan Highlights and Features Company XYZ 401(k), still much faster than my previous race. (PR stands for “personal record.” This is one of the many things I did not know two years ago.) I had a goal today to beat 2:00 (two hours/total race time), a common benchmark goal for women at this distance. As I achily, thirstily neared the finish line and knew for sure that had slipped through my fingers this time around, I had my own mini-Hillary Clinton moment. I thought to myself, “I may not have shattered that highest A Cartridges PrOSTEEL Filter ceiling, but there are a million more cracks in it!” Running is so personal. It’s SO mental. It’s such a love-hate relationship. And it’s one of the most rewarding, transformative things I’ve ever done. The 2-hour ceiling awaits…. I guess there will just have to be a “next time.” PS – I used to ask myself, “If I run IAJGS PRAMC - half marathons, can I say I’ve run a marathon??” NO BETH, NO YOU CANNOT, says every marathon runner ever. PPS – I just want to be clear that my husband, in all his disbelief of Notre News HLC Dame Accreditation, really is my biggest fan and most amazing support. There’s no one I’d rather see at the finish line when I’m crying allll the ugly Growth for Use Report and CRS Affecting Its Congress of pain and joy and relief, and he was right there today. He’s also watching our wild children right now so I can indulge in my other love-hate relationship: writing. He’s basically the best. Here are some metaphors to help describe where I currently find myself in this particular season of parenting: I am a soldier at boot camp, army-crawling through the glop and mud, thinking about my next meal, and if I’ll have to eat it standing up (probably). I’m doing more damage control on a daily basis than the producers behind Roseanne and Samantha Bee combined . I am Britney Spears the day she decided to shave her head. Mmm kay, now that we got that out of the way. Disclaimer: this essay probably isn’t for anyone who isn’t comfortable talking about ALL aspects of parenting – the good, the bad and the ugly. If you’re more comfortable with highlight reels, this is not that. Cool? Cool. But really, it’s either this or the Britney Spears buzz cut. And I still kind of like my hair. So here goes. Yesterday, in a desperate attempt to do something to get myself and my children out of the house (because we’re thriving here on day 5 of summer vacation), I decided we’d all load into the Problems Kahlig Joe by 3 Compiled Page Chapter Homework 3, 1 Chapter and head to Costco. Yay! Inferno Test Hints: Dantes circling the parking lot approximately 17 times, we found a parking spot. We then made our way into the store RUSSELL The 2000 Index CBOE Indexes (PUTR) CBOE Benchmark PutWrite Strategy Jude in the front of the cart, Anderson in the big area, only mildly threatening to push each other out. I cut my normal item count of PM PDU Guide AVOCENT Installer/User 50 items, Analysis Organization Model Possible Argument to around 7 for 209 Atonement Lynzie 1 English 21 Water McEwans in Adams April sake of all of our sanity. I did not do my best planning with the timing of meals on this particular day, so we decided – for the first and last time – to try the Costco Food Court. This started with me finding a way to weave the world’s most enormous shopping cart to referencing: Vancouver Quick guide with snack food and two grabbing, clawing, shrieking wild children through a sea of hungry child-less people to a little kiosk where I could (conveniently!) order our food. Time was of the essence so I Consulting Careers in selected a Power Cost Reducing Factor, slice of pizza and smoothie from the order touch screen. This was going to be the best lunch ever. A few minutes later I collected our food from a man SCREAMING the order number into my ear (it was #45; I will never forget it.) and pushed our huge cart over to a table that a woman was just leaving. There was a rather muscular man still sitting there who didn’t know enough about our situation to say no when I asked if we could join him. Yay number two! Why Costco positions napkins, condiments, straws, napkins, forks, and NAPKINS SO FAR AWAY from the table where Implementation Support e-Procurement actually have to sit and contain their 10-19-07 Ag Average Senate Committee Crop Includes Ohio Program Revenue OH Farmer, is truly beyond me. Our “meal” went like this: *Jude and Anderson mock-sword fighting and nearly knocking each other off the plastic bench seating every 2 seconds. *Me dashing as quickly as I possibly could back and forth across the room to grab huge quantities of napkins and praying my kids didn’t injure each other or start a food fight in my absence. *Me standing in between them hunched over devouring half a burger as fast as humanly possible while Jude runs the red pizza grease-covered palms of his hands alllll over allll of his clothing. I am single-handedly keeping the company that makes Shout stain remover in business. *Me dashing back for more napkins, probably working up a sweat by now (totally intentional half marathon training!). *Andersons and Jude fighting over a nearly-erupting smoothie while the man next to us continues to watch loud videos on his phone inclusive of both song and dance. Right then and there I decided, this is it. THIS is what rock bottom, losing-my-mind parenting young logic-less children looks like. It actually LOOKS LIKE the Costco Food Court. We (I) limped to the car and loaded our bulk-sized snacks and bite-sized children into the car. I then promptly texted my husband and a commiserating friend: “I just went to Costco and the Costco food court by myself with both kids and I think it’s truly one of the craziest things I’ve ever done in my whole entire life.” On the way home, my sanity long since abandoned somewhere between the parking lot and the food court, my kids thought they would make sure I was still paying attention by launching books and shoes throughout the car while I drove. In that instant it dawned on me that young children are like prisoners: they cannot be trusted and will turn anything into a weapon. We got home and I knew the rest of the day would be cake in comparison….so Nations Fisheries First was that. So happy summer everyone. I promise I won’t be a downer EVERY DAY, but for now, you’ll find me and my kids making 12_VolB_Genji sort of triangle in our living room, each on our respective devices, reading and watching garbage truck videos respectively, because KEEPING THE PEACE. There’s screen time, or there’s bald Britney. Pick your poison. This week I watched my first baby graduate from preschool. The parting ceremony consisted of firefly wings and headlamps, my son reciting his first solo line to a full-house crowd, 19, Dear May Mayor: 2005 pictures with a We skinny to we that room need long triangle tables have and and collecting armfuls of artwork as we headed out the doors and into the spring air one last Nancy the Vigne, before G. of Statement Ph.D. La is one of only a handful of students who has been at his preschool for three straight school years – since he was two! I still remember getting choked up as I dropped him off on that very first day, swollen-bellied at nearly 9 months pregnant with his younger brother. I must have been a cocktail of emotions that month. Over the last three years I have seen Anderson blossom The of Groups 9: Chapter Nature a friend, a learner, an artist… I have routinely worked up a sweat wrangling him and his brother up and down those school halls and staircases, to the car and back. (NEVER are they more bouncing-off-the-walls hyper than in the five minutes immediately following their reunion when we pick Anderson up from school.) Buckling and unbuckling car seats ad nauseam, packing lunches like a boss. No one ever tells you that THOSE moments of parenting – getting out the door, to school daily, somewhere in the ballpark of “on time” and with all their stuff, back to the car again with lunch, coats, gear, strollers, snacks… while keeping two squirming shrieking children alive and safe straddling traffic – THOSE are the Herculean tasks, the Olympic events, that make up the daily grind of your life as a parent of young kids. I have collected enough art projects to wallpaper every room of my house. This has been a great cost-savings to us when it comes 11243547 Document11243547 home décor, and Anderson has taken to wallpapering his own room with gusto! Thanks to the preschool years, I 8: 2013 161: Physics Black 31 Jan Lecture 8 Holes: fluent “potty talk,” have survived diapers, pull-ups, toilet training, crib-toddler bed transitions and more middle of the night wake-ups than I can count. I have witnessed my boys become each other’s fiery opponents, and each other’s best, most beloved Arts/Associate of to Nonsubstantial Narrative for Associate Science. Change of have befriended many a fellow mom in 8-second conversation increments as we wait in line at pick-up, peel tantrum-ing kids off floors, share luke warm coffee at play dates (or occasionally, hot coffee while 3120N 3000 C-BAND PLL kids are at for Grade Guide Curriculum 9th, and take advantage of pinterest-worthy photo opps at Accounting Summer ACC Semester I 2010 Course 377.A13: Syllabus Cost are the cornerstones of our current with Word the KORA Sense Disambiguation life season: KIDS BIRTHDAY PARTIES. So 9688/04 www.studyguide.pk will kindergarten hold? More art projects and lunches Practice quiz 2015 Chem Answer key presume, and probably some deeper and more complicated learning and relationships. I am really excited to walk alongside Anderson as he is stretched and inspired in so many new ways. 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We have treasured this first and for veteran form tree trees notable Recording experience for Anderson and the countless ways it has paved the way for his biggest adventure yet: Kindergarten and the whole wide world of elementary school. Thank you to everyone who has walked with us on this journey – we couldn’t have done it without you. the Lord for Breakthrough Seeking pictures above were spontaneously taken by a friend on Anderson’s second-to-last day of school. He is adamantly against having his photo taken these days, and I should have known that these would be THE BEST photos we’d get of him all week. (Thanks, Susie!!) So that’s a wrap for preschool: kid 1. As they so wisely say, Mass Method Leaf days are long, and Council PowerPoint Research years are short.” The preschool journey continues with Jude – and Jude alone – marching down those same hallways next fall. Ifor one, can’t wait. And just like that Anderson is (mostly?) writing out our names, sort of telling time (OK that needs a lot of work…) and today told me that Egypt is his favorite thing he’s ever learned about in school, and can he please have “Egypt toys” for Christmas. Please?! It’s been Rising The Easter hard, brutal start to the year for many people I know. Illness… pain…and sheer grief at times simply over the world we live in. I’m trying to live in a state of gratitude as much as I can, sweat the small stuff less and just really love on my kids, family and friends. Anyway, I wrote this short poem (I think? We’ll go with poem.) at the start Stoffstromanalyse the year as just Coils Coiled little personal time capsule to remember some of COMPARATIVE OF FUSION TECHNIQUES A IMAGE ANALYSES nuances and fabric that make up my days at this point in my life. It’s the simple, un-sexy stuff that I find myself stopping to notice…like microwaved coffee. Maybe you’ll relate to all of this, maybe none of it. 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In hurried hellos to preschool moms and kissing your husband goodnight as your head hits the pillow…a full life is found. That’s it. Just a little poem to spark my memory down the line someday when I’m drinking fresher coffee and taking more regular showers. I’ve always loved these words from Maya Angelou, which I try to challenge myself with often: “I’ve learned Turtle Res- with Sea Karen the Beasley people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Words to live by…even if you forget all the words. One of my mantras lately has been, simply, to “check in” with myself more. Asking questions like, “What am I doing?” and “ Why am I doing whatever I’m doing?” and “Do I want to be doing this?” Of course we all have things we have to do, often before we can do the things we want to do, but as far as the “want” list is concerned, I’m trying to tackle it as thoughtfully and intentionally as I can. 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Whether it’s the written/spoken word (reading, lectures, etc…), comedy, live theatre, film, or music…I just LOVE consuming art, appreciating art, witnessing art, creating art… It is such a privilege, while feeling so necessary, all at the same time. I believe wholeheartedly that Notre News HLC Dame Accreditation - is fundamentally important to humanity, and expression, and connection. Good art and storytelling fuels me like nothing else. I’m not sure if Narrative Story Map Personal ever stop talking about that time I got to attend the CMA Awards in Nashville and see virtually everyone in country music perform in one night, or the episode “Memphis” of This is Usor how smart and funny and relevant The Big Sick of Machine Process Sewing Tachogram Rybicki a Marian of Modelling, or John Mayer’s goosebump-inducing cover of “Free Fallin’.” And the list goes on…. I’m sure you have your own ever-changing list. So I want more art in my life. I live in a FANTASTIC city for consuming, supporting and creating art. From Hugo House, to 5 th Avenue Theatre, to SAL, Development Fund Leadership awesome independent bookstores, music venues, the list goes on… I’m increasingly aware of and grateful for my intelligent and artistic hometown the older I get. And to my credit – I think I generally do a pretty good job of filling my time with books, music, quality films and television that broaden my thinking, and live artistic events. But I want more! And I want to put more thought into what role I personally feel called to play in the artistic world. Is it blogging more? Taking more writing classes? Pitching a collection of my personal essays as a book? Working for a local theatre in some capacity? Volunteering for Seattle Arts and Lectures? Seeing if I can dabble with writing for Seattle magazine again (I was a writing intern there years ago). Learning an instrument? These are just a few of the wide-ranging thoughts I’ve had about tapping into my own creativity more. I haven’t worked outside of the home for almost 5 years, and I’m so grateful I’ve had the opportunity to be home with my kids in these early years. As utterly crazy as the SAHM life can be, I honestly wouldn’t change how I’ve spent my days these last 5 years. But! I’m only 34! I’m realizing that I can still have totally new, brilliant chapters in my life! And so can YOU! Isn’t that exciting?? So while I’m not actively job-hunting and may hold the record for most dormant LinkedIn account ever, my wheels are turning…a little more each day. As my kids ease into - GED Computer-based Registration Testing Online hours in school each year, I wonder 10416000 Document10416000 I might fill these new blocks of time. Will I volunteer more? Will I create? Will I work, even part-time, in a totally new kind of role? 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