A Day in the Life of a Work at Home Mama with a toddler and an infant

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Parenthood is hectic. Whether you stay at home, work at home or work outside the home. 

I have a two year old, Ry, and a nine month old, Issie. I run a small business (a very small business) from my home where I work part-time (very part time). I try to keep a clean house, stay on top of the laundry, get everyone to their appointments and make sure everyone is fed, clean and alive at the end of the day. 

Sometimes all of those things don't get done (minus the fed, clean and alive part). 

I thought I would let you guys peak inside our day. If you've been a long time reader you will notice that this is a lot different then the post I wrote on this topic almost two years ago

Or you can watch the video for a fun peak at our life. I am using a nursery school day as an example. Ry doesn't go everyday, but those days are the days I get a bulk of my work done. 

5:30- 6:00 a.m. Jason gets up to go to work, I have just fallen back asleep from feeding Issie. He's been up 2-3 times. 

7:00 - 7:30 a.m. Ry is singing from his crib. I go get him, give him some milk and let him watch PBS Kids while I fix some coffee and look through my email. 

8:00 - Shower, get up Isaac, nurse him then feed the boys breakfast. Ry is on a kick right now where he loves Peanut butter and cheesy scrambled eggs. I fix him one or the other. Isaac gets oats, yogurt and fruit. 

9:02- Oops, we're running late. I have to find Ry's shoes and brush everyone's teeth. Where did his jacket run off to???

9:19- Ry is at school! He loves it and it's been great for his speech. If Issie has a doctor's appointment, this is the day we will go. Or we will go grocery shopping or run errands. 

10:30- Back home, Issie nurses and goes down for a nap. This give me a great opportunity to work. I am doing more epublishing work, it's so much fun and I love it, but it requires concentration only nap time provides. 

11:30 - 12:00 - Issie is awake. I play with him, fold the laundry, load the dishwasher (which I have to do with him on my hip). He eats lunch. 

1:00- We are back at the school to get brother who had a GREAT day! 

1:30- This is our quiet time. We read books, play in the living room and calm down for nap time. Ry gets another sippy cup of milk and we read several books. He keeps asking for one more and I just keep reading.... I love this part of the day. 

2:00- Ry is down for a nap, nurse Issie. Then he goes down. And more work for mama. 

3:30- Issie is up. 

4:00- I have to wake up Ry. He is so grumpy. Then we paint, color, play in the playroom or go outside. 

5:00- Daddy's home!!!!!!!!!!!!!! More outside time, we might go to the park. 

6:00- Supper. I might have had something in the crock pot. I might be cooking it that night. We eat, Jason and I take turns feeding Issie. 

7:00 Bath time. Jason gives everyone a bath while I scrub down the kitchen. Ry goes to bed at 8:00 sharp! But Issie will wrestle with us til 9:30. Then he will be up 2-3 times. 

9:30- Jason and I do some work, fold clothes, balance the check book, boring adult stuff. Then we go to bed. We are reading through the Bible together. Right now we are reading Joshua. 

Lights out!

2:00 ... Issie's crying.... 

One days Ry isn't in school we will go to the library, spend time outside and work on Montessori learning. 

What's your day like?