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Mommy’s Day Off!

Since I have been doing extra duty watching the kids lately so hubs can go out, he decided to give me the day off.

Since the girls were born I haven’t really been downtown because you can’t feasibly take a three-year old and a double stroller on the TTC, so I decided to go downtown.  I wanted to get my hair cut, and I had some gift cards left from last Christmas just dying to be spent.  I also needed to pick up a dress for Hubby’s staff party (I felt I deserved something new, and as skinny as I am, my party dresses are still a wee bit tight).

Going downtown was very surreal because I haven’t done it since just before I had the twins (I was down there a lot because my hospital was across from the Eaton Centre).  Sine it was Christmas season then, and it is now, it felt like picking up right where I left off.  Where did the year go? I still can’t believe it.

For the first time since the girls were born I didn’t have to rush (they are weaned) and it was all about me.  I stayed away from kids and baby stores, and I acted like I was me, just me, not mommy me.  Drank iced coffee and listened to tunes as I wandered around several neighborhoods.

I got some great deals and spent about $100.  It wasn’t until the very end that I broke down and brought presents for the kids (out of love, guilt, I don’t know).

What A Wonderful Day!

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About Shannon

I am a university educated full-time working mother of four children. Proudly Canadian, I freeze my butt off along with my loving partner, two dogs and a cat. I hope you enjoy reading my posts as much as I love writing them, but if you have nothing nice to say, don't say anything at all.

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10 thoughts on “Mommy’s Day Off!

  1. Sounds like an awesome day Mama! It’s great that you were able to take some time for yourself 😉

    Posted by mommytrainingwheels | November 28, 2013, 12:15 pm
    • Thanks! It was great, and it was my last hurrah. Once I go back to work next week hubs and I have different days off so we can watch the kids so it can never happen again (unless we take vacation time).

      Posted by Shannon | November 28, 2013, 2:01 pm
  2. Good for you ! I cant wait to have a day like that.

    Posted by journey2dfuture | November 28, 2013, 2:27 pm
  3. Jealous! Your day off sounded like a fabulous time…

    Posted by sarah cottrell | November 28, 2013, 3:33 pm
  4. You have a great hubby! It is always refreshing and exciting to throng the malls knowing it’s free day!

    Posted by Christy @ kidsrsimple.com | November 28, 2013, 9:44 pm
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    Posted by aliciabelle | November 29, 2013, 8:03 am

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