|The New Norm - A day in the life of a multi-generational family|
|Written by Stephanie Groves|
|Saturday, March 02, 2013 2:21 AM|
The Rigors of the Day
It is standard procedure that the little man leaves his own bed and snuggles in with Papa and Mama during the wee hours of the night. As Alex lies in bed with Mama (Theresa), Karl places the sippy cup on the bedside table and firmly plants a pillow against Alex to prevent him from rolling to the opposite edge of the bed.
“It’s pretty normal,” Karl explained. “By 5:15 a.m., I’m out the door and going to work.”
Five days a week, Theresa, 44, hits the ground running. In the morning, she helps her son, Ethan, who attends grade school, and daughter, Maria, who is in high school, with their morning regimens all the while attending to her grandson’s needs. In addition, she gets herself ready for a busy day at work.
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