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Just Call Me Maria!

Just Call Me Maria!

At the beginning of the year I started my new job as a nanny! A nanny to seven kids that are home schooled! Yes, seven kids! Yes, home schooled! Going from having no job for almost 3 months to working 40 something hours a week with a new family was a definite change.

The job has been amazing though! I love the kids! They are all so different and so much fun to talk to and play with. However, I literally, I have no time to read!!! I have an hour and half to two hour commute each way and then I’m with the kids from 8:30-5. I listen to Libro.fm to and from work and then try and read a little before and after work but it’s not enough. It will never be enough!

I’m a marathon reader. My usual reading habit is to read in huge chunks of time, 4-6 hours at a time. Now, during the week, I’m lucky to read a physical book for more than 45 minutes. Yes, I listen to my books but sometimes you really just need an ACTUAL book. So, currently, I’m learning how to become a sprint reader. I definitely love marathon reading much more! And I’ve become very territorial about my days off, you know, so I can read…

I’ve learned that I need to schedule posts for instagram and my blog. When before, I would just post when ideas came to me- now I need to plan… The horror!!! So, if things are a little chaotic with posts, it’s not intentional, it’s because I barely have time to do anything besides sleep. Don’t give up on me!!! Stand by me and be patient with my new schedule. I promise it will get better. Eventually…

-Happy Reading!

Polaris Rising Review

Polaris Rising Review

Book Of The Week

Book Of The Week