Linking to awesome working mom blogger @ Work, Wife, Mom, Life, today's prompts are:
#1. A Christmas memory... from this year or year's past
This year we decided to go to Orlando on Christmas day after breakfast and presents were unwrapped at 11:30. Somehow it took from 11:30 to 5:15 to pull out of the drive way. If you asked what we did I could say I spoke to family but it was a really fast conversation, at one point Sam was all wound up so I gave him a bath to calm him down, Charlotte wanted to help us with packing so it took twice as long and that's all I remember.
The night before a friend came over and stayed until 11:30 so we didn't pack the night before but I let her stay late as part of my new mantra to embrace friends, especially when they need me - even if it means packing on Christmas day!
Needless to say, we got to our hotel late - 4 hour drive with stop to feed Sam. Fortunately I had called ahead to make sure they had a microwave so we were able to heat up our Christmas eve lasagna! I even brought sweet potato pie. So we might have eaten at 11pm but it was still Christmas and we still had all day Sunday to enjoy Orlando!
#2. Biggest challenge for the new year
Balancing work and family!