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Thursday, November 3, 2011

Taking Some Advice

In what world does water spill on a laptop twice in two months? Oh, wait...that's right...MINE!!! Yep, one of the kids spilled a glass of water on Leo's old computer...the one that I was using. Now I am on my old one. This one is the most frustrating piece of electronics in this house (okay, maybe second to the half screen TV). It is slow. Its keys stick. The mouse doesn't work. I can't get on my iTunes. I still can't respond to my own blog. Ugghhh...but at least I have one, right? On that note, I am thinking that we are a desk top family rather than a lap top family.

I am going to take the advice (for today) of another "Mommy blogger" that I follow that I enjoy very much: My Front Porch Swing. She blogged on what parents and spouses shouldn't post on Facebook. I got permission from her to post a link to her blog and you should check it out. She brings up a good point. I don't post a lot of rants as my statuses but I do post my blog which has a lot of rants in it. If you follow me, I hope that it goes without saying that I love my husband and kids. I know it does but like any other parent parenting in this world of chaos, I can get caught up in negativity. I sat down today with every intention of not posting anything negative so I won't discuss how I had to rush Gia to the doctor with a 103.5 fever because she was shivering and listless and it scared me (double ear infection and is fine now) and I left my house looking like someone kidnapped Gia and me and that was the moment I got a "pop over" visit from someone I respect immensely and would like to appear as if I have it all together. I also won't discuss how the 8th grade boy has got to be the most stubborn creature on the planet. Instead, I will jump on the Facebook bandwagon of posting 30 days of thankfullness.

Since I missed a few days I'll do a few:

I am thankful for my cleaning lady who, by the way, is 2 hours late but still...I have one and I am thankful for her. She makes it so that it is one less thing I have to think about and for that, I love her (it was a different one from before however now that there isn't one here right now, I think I am going to get the original one...the judgemental one). Still...I have one and she is coming today and that is good.

I am thankful that all Gia had was a double ear infection and that the antibiotics worked immediately.

I am thankful that I thought the cleaning lady was going to be here at 9 so the house is already straightened up so I can write in my blog on this computer that won't type the letters, "n" or "k" but it is better than no computer at all.

What are you thankful for today?

On a side note, if you are a blogger that reads mine, you have my permission to post mine. Just let me know you are.

2 Comments:

At November 4, 2011 at 7:16 AM , Blogger Shell said...

Oh, how I'd be thankful for a cleaning lady!

I rant on my blog... somehow, that is so much more acceptable than on fb. ;)

 
At November 4, 2011 at 1:38 PM , Blogger AnnMarie said...

I love that you said this because I totally agree!

What is the link to your blog?

Hoping that I have found a way to comment. :)

 

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