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Okay, I'm typing one handed again, so we'll see how long this is, but I wanted to let you all know what's going on with us. It's not finalized yet, but I am most likely starting a new job just after Labor Day. Sally is going to daycare two mornings a week, and I'm going to be picking up some freelance marketing work from a consultant I worked with at my old job. I'm really excited, and it's a great fit for both of us, as I only wanted a little bit of work and he only needs a little bit of help. I feel like a bit of a failure as a SAHM, but I was starting to get kinda depressed with nothing intellectually stimulating for me to do, and I really missed being around people in a workplace environment. So this is perfect - 7-8 hours a week of work, and the rest with my little girl. We've been getting out and about a lot, going to playgroups and mom and baby yoga and LLL meetings (although honestly I just went to LLL to meet other moms). I'm a bit worried about Sally going to daycare, because she's all the sudden stopped taking bottles, but since it's not long and I'll be right down the street I think it'll be okay.
So that's it. The washer is still broken, but the Sears man is coming again tomorrow. This time I'm going to hold him hostage until it's fixed!
I think that sounds like a perfect fit for you and Sally will enjoy being around the other babies. It's good for her social development. No need to feel like a failure. If you're not feeling right, then you can't be the best mom you can be. Taking care of you is every bit as important as taking care of Sally. If that means that you work some, then that's what you do. I'm glad you're getting out to do things. The yoga sounds wonderful! I tried to do that a week or so ago at home, but that's a story for another post.
Do not sorrow; the joy of the Lord is your strength." Neh. 8:10