Tuesday, September 27, 2011


We have been called "unambitious," "dumb," "gold diggers" and God knows what else. And TV's depiction of us doesn't help - Desperate Housewives, The Real Housewives...yeah, you get the idea.

As actual housewives, however, we know that none of them are true. We are hard-working and dedicated moms who have given up careers, money and perhaps sanity to care for our children.

A day in a real housewife's life doesn't involve sleeping in til' noon, shopping at Louis Vuitton, or cocktails with ritzy friends. Instead, it goes something like this:

8 AM                           Get up. Get ready quickly before the baby wakes.

8:15 Am                      Baby wakes - shoot!

8:15 - 8:30 AM         Feed baby breakfast.

8:30 - 9 AM               Clean up mess from breakfast.

9 - 11 AM                    Chase and clean after baby, or take her on play dates.
                                     (There are occasional coffee breaks and reading the news.)

11 - 11:30 AM             Baby's lunch

11:30 - 12 PM             Skype Grandparents - why must they live so far away?

12 - 2 PM                    Baby naps. I clean, eat, shower and read a little.

2 - 4 PM                      Chase and clean after baby again. Do chores, if baby lets me.

4 - 4:30 PM                HUBBY'S HOME - YEA!! (This is my golden hour.)

4:30 - 5 PM                Family time :O)

5 - 6 PM                      Hubby goes to the gym - NOOOOOOO!!
                                     I chase and clean after baby again.

6 - 6:30 PM               I get ready for the gym while watching baby - is hubby back yet?

6:30 - 7:30 PM         Gym, a.k.a freedom. (Thank goodness for my sweet husband!)

7:30 - 9:30 PM         Cook. Dinner. Clean. 
                                    (Hubby helps, when he doesn't have classes.)

9:30 - 10:30              Spend time with hubby. Watch TV.

10:30 - 1:30 AM       Research and write. 

(I started freelance writing a while ago. Living on one salary is hard. Plus, even a "dumb," "unambitious," and "gold digging" housewife needs intellectual stimulation.)

2 AM                          Pass out


  1. That's a pretty jam packed day! It's true, being a "housewife" can be a lot of work, so I don't diss those who do it!

  2. cute blog!! i love 4-430. so cute!

    im a new follower! please follow me!


  3. SAHM's definitely have my respect! From what I've seen and read, it ain't easy! Props to you and all other mommies. =D

  4. there is a lot of chasing baby around uh... my friend said he rather plow field with his bare hands than taking care of kids. It is hard work.


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