Isn't that what Dory the fish said in Finding Nemo?
"Just keep swimming, just keep swimming, swimming, swimming..."
You see, I have started working three days a week. Yay! Really, I could not have found a better situation--I work during school hours, and the business is family owned, so they have told me that if the kids are ever sick, or the weather is bad, etc., not to worry about missing work. So I'm excited about working, about learning new things, and about getting paid.
Last year, I was amazed at how quickly a full school day could pass, and I was even more amazed at how little I could accomplish in that time. So I know that working is really going to help me be more productive on the home front. But right now, I'm trying to get ahead a little bit (thus the menu planning and meal preparation). This week, the extracurricular activities are starting, and we seem to be at the dentist's office with frightening regularity (as we begin this long road to a mystical and expensive place called Orthodontia), so rather than freak out about all that needs to be done in a day, I'm gonna "just keep swimming, just keep swimming..."