It is more difficult than I imagined to try and work from home with a newborn. Not so much because he is difficult, because he isn't. In fact, he's a wonderful baby. But I can't seem to get two minutes together to work on creating a lesson plan or writing or working on my photography because he is so darn cute I want to be around him all the time.
But I need to work from home. It is a good portion of our household income as well as what keeps me grounded in my photography and writing. If I don't keep writing, I get rusty. If I get rusty, it will take me more time to write what would otherwise be simple personality profiles and book reviews. Not to mention how much longer it is taking to write my third book. When I write, I can actually write quite quickly, but I have to be able to sit down and work solidly for a few hours without interruption. I need to be able to get a momentum going and keep it fueled. The first thirty minutes of any writing situation I stumble along, but after that I fly for the remainder of the time I'm writing during that one sitting. So if I only get fifteen minutes here and there, I am understandably taking a lot longer to complete anything that I write.
But seriously, wouldn't you want to play with this little guy instead of working???
Note the drool. Classy.