My goal was to have the kids in school on time and that was met. But maybe my goal should have been to move in at least a week or two before that. We just didn't really have the option. So right now we are doing the first days of school, learning the bus pick ups and drop offs, adjusting to Eastern Time Zone, meeting neighbors, directing movers, directing handymen, directing maintenance men, calling gas, electric, trash, and all the other places I'm forgetting. Oh plus I get to be mom 24/7. That never stops.
After school the first day we left our new house to come back to Connie & John's (where we've been staying until our house is ready, more on that eventually!) and the only thing on my mind was to jump in their pool. I went right off the diving board only I don't dive- I plug my nose and jump the right way. And if felt marvelous. I stayed in the deep end where the kids are not allowed and it was kind of a break. They played in the shallow and watched me swim and do backstrokes and just bob around. Carter wanted to know how I could just be in the 9ft with my head out of the water like I was standing on my feet and I told him I was actually kicking really hard underneath.