Day 3 of getting organised (following 31 Days to an Organised Home) did not go quite so well as yesterday. I loved the idea of the three baskets, but unfortunately I did not plan ahead and had no baskets to use! I’ll have to put that one on hold.
No. of times up during the night: 2 x feeding baby, 1 x take child back to bed, 3 x attend to crying child
Rise and shine: 5.45am
Chocolate consumed: 2 fun size bags of Maltesers, 1 fun size Snickers, a hot chocolate.
Toilet timeouts: 1
On the menu: Homemade vegetable soup and garlic bread.
All kids in bed by: 7.00pm
My bedtime: 10.00pm
Fed bubs. Tried to get bubs back to sleep (unsuccessfully). Made cuppas (+ 30 minutes computer time). Made breakfasts. Ate breakfast. Made boy wonder’s lunch & pack his bag. Lay out boy wonder’s clothes. Get kids organised. Changed bubs. School drop off. Explored frost with the princess. Retrieved and cleaned whiteboard (to make to do list). Fed bubs. Loaded washing machine. Farm paperwork while eating morning tea. Played with girls and gave bubs some tummy time. Rocked bubs to sleep. Unloaded & reloaded dishwasher. Wiped benches, stove, fridge, dishwasher & microwave. Sang nursery rhymes with the princess. Changed bubs. Fed bubs. Made lunch. Ate lunch. Work on cover letter for picture book submission. Made hubby’s lunch. Helped the princess make photo flower for kinder. Worked on cover letter some more. Critiqued manuscript in my critique group. Cut up fruit for the princess. Rocked bubs to sleep. Hung washing on clothes horse. Unloaded dryer. Sorted shoe rack. Swept floor. School pick up. Opened mail. Started dinner prep. Fed bubs. Finished preparing dinner. Cooked dinner. Ran bath and bathed bubs. Bathed other kids. Finished cooking dinner. Ate dinner while feeding bubs dinner. Fed bubs and put her to bed. Put other kids to bed. Finished eating dinner. Computer time. Reheated hubby’s dinner. Attended twitter chat on picture books. Blogged.