I turned 30 yesterday! I spent the day looking for a new place to live and wrestling my toddler into submission, you know just like every other day of my life. I finally am coming to the realization that I will have to go back to work soon. We don't want to rent for the rest of our lives and we definitely cannot afford a mortgage on my husband's salary alone. So, back to work it is. I finally caved and contacted my old boss for a referral letter and have started trolling Craigslist for job listings. I am looking for the most flexible and least stressful job possible. My little Monkey will be three soon and he is definitely ready to be around other kids, I guess I have to let go of my fears of not being with him 24/7. I definitely need to be around him than he needs to be around me. Being a mother is the hardest thing in the world.