Tomorrow is our first day of school. I just want to let all of you know something. Because I think there are some of you who could use a reminder right now. As I have scrolled through Facebook the last ten days or so, I’ve seen some pretty incredible distance learning setups shared by friends. […]
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End Of Summer Blues
The kids start school tomorrow. We will have a first, second, third, sixth and seventh grader. The girls are all very excited for the first day. The boys? Not so much. Especially Number 6 who has been crying every night for the last three nights when it’s time to go to bed. He has a […]
For Those Of You Struggling With The Transition Into Summer
This first day of summer has snuck up on me. I’m not prepared. I’m not organized. It’s kind of like when Christmas seems so far away, and you know you have plenty of time. And then all of a sudden, BAM. It’s Christmas Eve Day and you haven’t wrapped a single present. You haven’t even […]
This is going to be harder for me than it is for you.
I’ve been counting down the minutes until the kids go to school tomorrow. So have the girls. They are super excited. But Number 6 is fighting it every step of the way. Every morning he wakes up, asks how many more days there are until school starts, and then as soon as I tell him, […]
On Wednesday I’m gonna party like it’s 1999.
We are three days away from the first day of school. And I can’t wait. I’ve made some comments about how I may be looking forward to Wednesday more than I’ve ever looked forward to any day in the history of my life, and I’ve been met with people who can totally relate, and then others who […]
Dear Number 6
Today I sent you off to kindergarten. All summer you have been pretty excited to go to elementary school. To ride the bus with Number 5. To carry a backpack and your own lunch box. Yesterday, when it was time to go to orientation, you were excited, too. You were excited to see your classroom […]