It has been glorious being off work for over two weeks and celebrating Christmas with family and friends...if only it could last all year long. Sugar daddy, anyone? Seriously, it made me wish I had the ability to be a SAHM, not at the corporate grind daily. I loved waking up and not having a slew of conference calls, reports, spreadsheets, "fire drills" and the like. My challenges were not how to solve for complex resourcing needs or professional development, but Legos or Parcheesi? Play-Doh or snowball fight? Broccoli or green beans? I loved it! I even managed to get some cleaning and organizing done, which never happens with working 45+ hours per week, plus being a mom on top of that. Even our NYC trip being cancelled due to snow was a blessing in disguise. C and I rarely have time to just "be." We had an entire unplanned week together that we just allowed to spontaneously evolve- how refreshing. I must disclose that as stressful as my career is, and all you need to do is watch the evening news re: financial institutions, I am thankful to be employed, and I am thankful to work for a company that provides me the privilege of working from home and keeping a flexible schedule.
I'd love to post more photos, but we currently have the issue of a bum PC, so who knows when I'll have more photos to post. In the meantime, you can see our 16" of snow- a true white Christmas!