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Monday, July 11, 2016

It's been hard to get my exercises in the past 2 weeks. My husband's grandson , wife and 2 kids (5 and 21/2) are staying with us until they can get back on their feet. The kids are constantly under foot and we are not used to having kids around all the time. After 2 weeks I rebelled and told them they are not guests and house rules apply. I told them I have to get my exercises and done and got my steps in with the kids underfoot at times.

It is still a challenge and adjustment but I a getting things done and took my life off hold.
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  • IMAVISION
    I hope that the young couple have gotten back on their feet & that you are now enjoying the peace & quiet of your home again. I believe that it was extremely gracious of y'all to open your home like that.

    If that situation comes up again & y'all decide to help out, please make it clear that you will not be responsible for child minding & that they need to vacate your home between set hours on a daily basis. That should give you some much needed down time in your own home. The young couple (or any guests) should not expect to infringe upon any more of the minutes of your life than necessary or offered by you.

    God bless!

    Ima
    1293 days ago
  • BUSYGRANNY5
    Keep on keeping on!!! You'll get your routine down!!!
    1354 days ago
  • LUCYCAN7
    emoticon We all need our own space!Will keep everyone in my prayers,it has to be
    hard on everyone involved.Children just don't understand. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1354 days ago
  • LOSING4LIVING
    You are an amazing lady. I envy your strength. You do everything right.
    1355 days ago
  • NDERVIS
    I agree with you that it is hard, you need your space, and they are not guests anymore. You need some rules. However the kids are not at fault . All adults need to come up with a plan/rules in order to work things out.
    1355 days ago
  • DAWNJACKSON72
    Kids love to dance! Dance with them! I used scarfs to throw in the air and let them fall slowly for the kids to catch! Kids r full of energy play with them. I think that u do need a space that's off limits like ur bedroom to exercise & get peace in.
    1355 days ago
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