Friday, February 13, 2009
17 months

The babies are great. Getting easier and bigger every day it seems like. I feel like as they get easier my capacity to deal with the tough days goes down. I don't know if that makes sense, but the first year was so intense and involved such a huge amount of energy to just get through that I no longer feel like I can keep that up. At all. And when I need to, I find it harder to make myself do it.

With the economic slow-down, I've been purposely turning away any potential clients that lessen the service of my existing clients, and it's been fantastic to work less. I don't know why I couldn't bring myself to do that when the babies were tiny. I can do it when it's in my clients' best interests, but not when it's mine. Crazy.

I got on facebook a few months ago and talk about crazy. I've gotten in touch with so many people from high school and college that I thought I'd never see again. It's been a lot of fun, and not as hard to find the time for as I thought it would be. If you haven't checked out facebook yet, I recommend it. Be warned, it will blow your mind a little bit.

Drake has 16 teeth, Britta has 14 and Jack has 7. Everybody is running around and dancing. Drake has finally learned how to climb stairs. They all talk a lot of gibberish and have a few real words (mama, hi, no) but don't use them much. Our days are still pretty rigidly scheduled and it's hard when anything new comes up. But, life is good.

Okay, so this was pretty disjointed. But, I'm too tired to try to make it cohesive right now. Maybe next month.
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