Monday, October 1, 2012

The Parent 'Hood Week Four

Happy Monday! (It somehow feels wrong to put an exclamation point after that, but I'm willing myself and the rest of you to FEEL! EXCITED! ABOUT ALL THE MONDAYNESS!) After my post last week asking for your suggestions of on-line organization systems for my family, I spent some time checking out your recommendations and have found the site that I think may just bring life in the FriedOkra household back under control. I've been a busy girl for the past few days getting everything set up and scheduled for us, so I'm a little behind on getting my actual Parent 'Hood post ready. In it, I'll be telling you all about which system we've chosen and why, and exhorting you to try it if your like me and feel like your life could use a bit more order and a bit less AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAGH!!

Ironic, isn't it, that I haven't had time to write about how organized I'm becoming because I'm too becoming organized? I may haz a prollem. But it's a better prollem to have than, say, not knowing what day of the week it is, which will now probably almost never happen to me again! And I firmly believe that by this time next week I'll have my entire sticky, messy, perpetually-late, out-of-toilet-paper-again life figured out and scheduled down to five minute intervals. And yours too. You're welcome.

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