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I somehow didn't notice until today that my 98 year old grandfather had been attending our company meetings about scrum all week.

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I made my own scrum intro/training for our company from a bunch of screen shots of things from google image search and the slide deck from my training, all thrown together the night before, and I am absolutely shocked at how well it is going.

Imagine for a moment you are Henri. You are getting a new, big, real person bed. Your ideal bed sheets are...

4 attempts to spell gray, confused as to why autocorrect was changing things, before I noticed I was typing jray.

I’ve had mascara on for 5 minutes and I’ve already rubbed my eyes twice

I think with how annoying I've been during this round of UAT testing no one is going to ask me to do this ever again.

We’ve moved on from asking to do lil tiny pinches of cinnamon to entire handfuls

I’m just a mom with insomnia using a stuffed pig as a pillow while laying on the floor of my child’s bedroom.

What have I been doing since 10pm you ask? Well I researched grants for historic preservation, check the glazing on our bathroom window, looked into building a sauna, fell down a rabbit hole to felt sauna hats, stalked no less than 4 people on Instagram, made a grocery list, and maybe cried a little over how much I love Henri.

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I procrastinated for a few weeks but I finally took the Registered Scrum Master exam and passed! Now I have the pleasure of convincing my almost 60yo father and our team of devs to use it...

Will two hours with two two years olds destroy me and my home? Find out more at 10!

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I am babysitting a human for the first time in my life this morning. Hank doesn’t count cause you don’t babysit your own kid.

My mom regularly talks about how much better things would be if I was willing to work with her on projects/planning/other work stuff, but then I remind her that it is impossible to type on the computer in the same room with her without getting that look and her putting her earplugs and noise canceling headphones back on.

I never imagined I would be here now, pulling a significant amount of muffin out of their ear canal while explaining that we don’t feed ears food and enjoying it.

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I am finding myself amazed daily with how much they are growing and becoming a truly lovely person. I feel like I am really starting to experience what being a “mom” is beyond just baby care.

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Henri came with me to the grocery store this morning and did SO well. They wore their mask the whole time, helped me count things I put in the basket and we had a really lovely time even though they barely slept last night.

Do I have enough fabric? No.

Am I currently crying because I don’t know what to do (or where to put) all the fabric I already have? Yes.

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