Well, I'm making progress. Chapter 2 of my thesis is due on Thursday, and I'm about halfway done. It reads like something a seventh grader would write, but at least it's getting done. I'll worry about quality later!
This past week has been hard. DD, who had been a champion sleeper, was suddenly like a newborn again - up every two hours, all night long, for a week and a half. It must have been her six month growth spurt. I was just *dead*
Very little writing was getting done! Thank goodness, she's back on track now. There wasn't enough coffee in the world to jump start my writing, and I was getting so frustrated and down on myself.
AliciaO - balance is tricky. DH works full time, and is also doing a master's program. When he gets home from work, he takes care of washing diapers while I get DD to sleep. I try to work on my thesis when DD naps, but somedays I honestly don't get anything done. Spending time with her is my priority, so if she's awake, I'm with her. We made the decision to hire a cleaner to come every three weeks. It's more money than I'd like to spend, but I was losing my mind trying to get everything done. I'm very anal, and can't write if surrounded by clutter! I know this isn't an option for everyone. Just do what you can -- there will be plenty of time in future to clean the house or make good meals, but your baby will only be a baby once.