Back to reality

I was on vacation from my full time job from Christmas Eve until yesterday. I had fun hanging out with my kids, watching them play, staying up late, watching movies and just relaxing. I stayed up really late a couple of times and slept past 6am every day. I let the kids stay up late too, although I started trying to move them back to their regular school night bedtime two nights ago.

When my alarm went off at 4 am yesterday morning I received my rude awakening that I had to go back to the daily grind, and was once again reminded how much I will enjoy retirement (in another 25 years).

My children’s rude awakening comes at 5:30 am Monday.  I’m sure they’ll be as displeased as I was.

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NJ Mom of 2 boys. – TJ, a 21 year old, and CJ, a 17 year old with Down Syndrome. Jersey girl. I have three younger brothers, all of whom have children. Social media enthusiast. Ds Advocate. Cat person. I love rock music! I HATE the misuse of the word retarded. I take it personally and find it very offensive.

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  1. Oh wow, sooo early! I’m a total night person and would rather stay up until 3 am every day than get up at 6 or 7. 🙂

    1. @Bethany – It’s not bad once you get used to it. Getting out of a full day at work early in the afternoon is awesome!

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