Working vs. Staying Home

Having this week off to recover and do nothing in particular feels like being a stay at home mom. I did a little laundry (Ian moved the laundry basket for me), made dinners, walked Benji to school each morning. When Benji had some issues with being bullied at school, I set up and went to a meeting with the vice-principal to talk about it. When Ian needed to get some extra work done, he stayed at work a little later, no problem.

Today I’m meeting a friend for lunch and taking my bikes to the bike shop, and I have all day to do it. It’s easy. No carefully coordinating when I’ll be able to make it there during business hours, or can Ian do it on his way to work, and then when can I get them back… Continue Reading >>