Just a little note to tell you that I am officially worn out. This is the last week before school starts and I am running on fumes. Thus, I probably won’t be blogging much. I probably will once school is up and running and I have my life purring along. It’s funny how much I hate schedules and routines. All that planning ahead makes me a little antsy. I took the Meyers-Briggs test recently (yet again) and I came up as INTP (which I often do, but not always). I hate those little descriptions of the different personality types because they all seem aimed at men. I’m supposed to be some deep thinker who sits around all day entirely wrapped up in my fabulous ideas. But I’m a mom to many which means my mind is wrapped up in things like finding matching socks and determining which pizza coupon will save me the most money. Anyway, I found this great blurb about INTPs and schedules:
“INTPs dislike having their lives planned. They feel a distinct unease before most fixed appointments and cannot fully relax until the scheduled event is over. The source of the unease is simply the feeling that a planned schedule inhibits and robs the INTP of freedom.”
So you see, it’s in my personality to hate planning and schedules! The ironic thing is that my life hums along so much better if I stick to a schedule. But I hate it so.
I know that I will have to get my act together when school starts and I know that will make me happier. But I dread it. Mostly because it’s so monotonous; waking the kids (and myself) up early every day; making lunches every day; helping with homework every day; driving kids to scouts and piano and all that kind of stuff. Ack!
This is my last week to lie around and be a slacker. To not accomplish much of anything (Although I have promised myself that I will be cleaning the entire upstairs. The kids rooms are disasters). So my blog posts would be endless repetitions of, “why can’t these kids throw garbage in the garbage cans? How long should we spend at the pool today? What should I make for lunch/breakfast/snacks/dinner? Why do the kids stuff dirty socks in nooks and crannies instead of throwing them in the laundry hamper. Or even in the middle of the floor. At least that way they’d be easy to find.”
Oh wait, that already is my blog! Silly me.