Thanks for tagging me, Lindsay, so I didn’t miss it! I also want to explain why I am delaying my start of the challenge. My daughter and grandchildren, boy 11 and girl 9, lived with me from October 2010 until February 2017. I basically co-parented with my daughter, who worked odd, ever-changing hours. After they moved in to their own place last year, I would have the kids from Friday evening until Sunday morning, and I took them to school 3 mornings a week. My daughter remarried and they are moving far away in 2 weeks. My non-working time is devoted to them until they leave. I believe your challenge will help me work through the sorrow of not having them here.

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