• It's very clear V and G are looking fondly at each other, which is a nice B-plot to the rest of the picture. - qBaz

20060104 - How I Spent My (Husband's) Sick Day

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Most of the days I take off from work are not because I'm sick but because someone in my family is. Here I am trying to keep up with what's going on at work while caring for my kids while trying to protect myself from the hotbed of disease that is my home.

katiek2 and whitneymoss added this photo to their favorites.

  1. AntyDiluvian 112 months ago | reply

    On top of which you magically take pictures of your kids and yourself at the market. Tripod? Friend? (That 'Berry is remarkably well-posed . . .)

  2. sadalit 112 months ago | reply

    The toothpaste shelf and the self-timer. But you're supposed to suspend your disbelief.

  3. oooh caro 111 months ago | reply

    as you're a working mother, then your life is splitted in two parts, one part of your mind with your kids, one part of your mind is with your job.... and the 2 parts of your mind are supposed to be very efficient :-))

  4. sadalit 111 months ago | reply

    Not just two parts but many: the well-being of le mari, the management of la maison, and (with whatever is leftover) creative endeavors like photography...

  5. whitneymoss 52 months ago | reply

    I love this photo. I'm writing a blog post on 8 things I'd rather be doing than cleaning and would love to use it to illustrate a paragraph about moms being the household products decision makers.

  6. sadalit 52 months ago | reply

    @whitneymoss, feel free! I'd love it if you'd drop the link to your post here once it's done.

  7. whitneymoss 52 months ago | reply

    I ended up using something else - different energy but also a great photo.
    www.rookiemoms.com/8-things-id-rather-be-doing-than-clean...
    I will favorite this photo to use in the future!

  8. whitneymoss 51 months ago | reply

    And now... I used your photo. Thanks!

    www.rookiemoms.com/go-to-the-market/

  9. sadalit 51 months ago | reply

    @whitneymoss, great article and a great series of challenges! I love it! Thanks for including my photo!

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