My kids started school today. First grade for Piers and Kindergarten for Wallace. It's time to put the home front back together. Oh my goodness!! I was gone over the weekend. I drove 8+ hours to visit my college friends. It was wonderful and worth the hassle and all that, but I am spent. Gil … Continue reading Weekend Get-Away, Back-to-School, and My House Exploded
ADHD-Related Family Mishaps -- Gil and the Missing iPhone Hives and the Drugs that Help Me Focus -- Continuing Makes Me Itch and Stopping Cold-Turkey is Plain Wretched Highlights From the Parent/Teacher Conference -- "Piers is Not Handling Frustration Well" More Highlights From the Parent/Teacher Conference -- "Wallace is Very Aware that Babies Often Come … Continue reading Titles That Would Work This Week if I Had the Energy to Expound and Put Words Together for Actual Posts
And....more about this later. Happy Monday!
I've been working on a post that is just not working, so for now I've abandoned it altogether.It's been a week. The following was a high point. Enjoy! I'm in the kitchen making dinner when Wallace, the five-year-old appears with a piece of paper and a pair of scissors.Wallace: "Mom, could you cut out a heart."I … Continue reading A Little Love from Wallace (and me)
You guys, I AM SO GROUCHY!! I've been planning to do a follow-up to my last post, specifically to talk about my relationship with Gil. I had made that lovely resolution to kiss him for ten seconds everyday, and as I mentioned, I am failing miserably. I really want to list all the fabulous things … Continue reading Sunday Morning Crashing Down
I need for life to get back to normal. I'm ready for my sweet children to go back to school. They've been out since the 18th. As I'm typing this and trying to work on some other projects, Wallace, my four-year-old is tying up my rain boot with the cord to the blinds in my … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season to Get My House Together
Nothing turns me into a crazy lady quite like routine. We're going on just under a week of back-to-school bliss. And for the most part, it truly is fabulous. Piers started Kindergarten, and Wallace is in Pre-K at the SAME SCHOOL!!!! They are transitioning so well that I'm almost afraid to say it out loud. … Continue reading Mornings Are Not My Thing
This is a conversation I had with Wallace, my three-year-old, as we were driving to school yesterday. We had to be there early so I could rush to my doctor's appointment at 8:45, so the boys were eating their breakfast in route. Me: "Wallace, did you finish your sandwich already?" Wallace: "No, I gave to … Continue reading I’m Allergic