And like me you might be simultaneously basking in the wonder that is not having a tight schedule and drowning in the mayhem that is small beings suddenly home and demanding entertainment and a ridiculous amount of food or else. Or maybe that's just my house.
Anyhow, tempers do invariably become frayed when living in more-than-usually-close quarters especially as 'experiments' and 'craft projects' and all manner of craziness involving liquids, carpets, pets, food, rocks or all of the above seem to be the order of the day. Add in squealing and occasional sibling-baiting and it's a real party.
So today I re-read an old favourite article: Masking anger as justice. I need reminding of this fairly often. You might enjoy it too if you are the all-day boss of some little or not-so-little ones at present.