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Because It Seemed Like a Good Idea?

Monday evening my sister was at my house as usual and we were waiting for the kids’ baked eggs (sitting in a pan of cold water) to cool enough for us all to eat. 762 more words

Sensory Processing

Adjusting to Kindergarten.

Our first week was rough. Rough on the teacher, rough on me and mostly rough on my 5-yr old hurricane.  If I could do over the week again, here’s one thing I would do. 307 more words


Bad Parenting Day #778

I know I’m in trouble when I feel a little jealous of people who can lock their kids in a closet.

The kindergartner was walking with me through a store last week when she spotted the highly coveted… 548 more words


Aaaaaand it started. The kindergarten struggle.

Even before Meet the Teacher, the signs were there. My spirited five-year old didn’t want to go. When we entered the classroom, my tornado did all she could to avoid the teacher. 630 more words


The Final Stretch.

It’s close. The end is near. Summer is almost over. My oldest is starting kindergarten on Monday. The kids are sick to death of each other and while I’m all emotional over the experience she is embarking on, I’m counting down the days to some peace and quiet. 155 more words