Saturday, December 13, 2008

Whatever Happened to Lazy Saturdays?

I remember pre-baby Saturdays were my lazy days. I had a full time job plus I was going to school full time. So when Saturdays rolled around, I slept in late, goofed off at home, went and had brunch with the Mr. and did absolutely nothing of importance.

I worked hard all week long, so I deserved a day (or two) to just be lazy and nothing. It worked well for years.

Post baby, there's no such thing as lazy days. My days are filled to the brim with making sure Roo gets adequate outdoor time, healthy lunches and snacks, preparing dinner, playing and cleaning. My Saturdays are just as crazy, normally full of errands that have me running all over town. I have to get diapers at Target, apples from Publix, story time at the bookstore, playtime at the park.

And today's Saturday is even more crazier b/c we leave tomorrow night for our vacation to South Carolina. So along with all of my normal craziness of errands and diapers, I have lists of things to pack, clothes to stuff into a suitcase, toys to bring, etc.

We're traveling for the first time by train and I'm very anxious. I'm worried about whether Roo will be able to sleep, will she scream blooody-murder? Will I be able to find a power cord for my laptop? Is my ipod going to be charged and ready?

I'm just praying all will go well, no other passengers will give me dirty look for my unruly child and we don't have too many layovers.

Wish me luck.

5 comments:

Rebecca said...

Have a great time on your trip! I bet she will do just fine on the train. Bring lots of stuff to do!

The Blonde Duck said...

I'm going to enjoy my pre-baby Saturday, just for you. :) Hi from SITS!

quitecontrary1977 said...

I was always envious of the lady with her baby in the shopping cart, sitting with her kid in her lap at story time,swinging with her children at the park. I was single/childless for so long. It got old. Lazy Saturdays got old. I didn't have my daughter until I was 30 so I had plenty of years of sleeping in, hanging around and relaxing. Nothing beats spending the morning playing with your baby, if you ask me!

Janna said...

I miss lazy Saturdays, mainly because I know they no longer exist for me. I stumbled onto your site from SITS.

Laura said...

Happy Holidays to you and to your family. Good luck on the train ride which will go smoothly. At least your daughter can stare out of the window and watch the world go by when she gets fussy.