The annual ringette tournament is coming up this weekend, and my girl and I get to go on our own this year. The boys are in quarter finals hockey, so their availability to join us looks sketchy. Continue reading
I admit that I am not the most patient person in the world.
There, I said it. Now the internet knows.
Look, I get it that when a kid is sick and misses a week of school, the prospect of going back is a little overwhelming. My younger one has a bit of performance anxiety under normal circumstances, never mind after a week of absence. I get it.
But here’s the thing. Continue reading
Tuesday is a fantastic day for me. The entire clan will be out of the house! Time to crank up some Aerosmith and dance around the house…?
🎶 Sweeeeeeeeeeeeeet Emooooooooootionnnnn 🎶 Continue reading
It’s Monday! The first day of the work and school week, the to-do list, the planning and scheduling…but most importantly:
The return of the complete lack of urgency to get to school on time.
Let me ask you something:
Sometimes, when weekends are busier than schooldays, I let the kids sleep an extra 15 minutes on Monday morning and offer to drive them to school. This week I did just that. The weather was crappy and one kid had a sore ankle. I decided to drive them.
Yesterday, after several days of
arguing negotiating debating encouraging talking about pants shopping, my 12yo decided he would tolderate a trip to the mall with me.
“But only if I get food!” he said.
Fine. We’ll head to the food court AFTER looking for pants. Continue reading