I have been trying hard not to think too much about the dreaded “K” word for the last year. Kindergarten + first kid + mom = TEARS, ALL THE TEARS. I knew all the tears would be mine, as Annabelle was super ready to be a big Kindergartner. But what I wasn’t prepared for was when the first day of Kindergarten ended in her tears, not mine. I’ve enjoyed spending the Read More
Silence has been like music to my ears. Waking in the morning naturally, as opposed to being thrust out of bed by a door swinging open at 6 am and scaring the crap out of me has been like heaven on earth.
I certainly don’t want to wish away this time because he’s still my baby and he’s going to be big soon enough, but I look forward to the time where I can pull him aside, discuss his actions, and see him adjust behavior based on that conversation.
I had fallen victim of first time parent cluelessness in which I assumed my daughter was learning everything she needed to know in pre-k to prepare for kindergarten. Now I know that’s not the case so I will do more.
At this time four years ago I was lying in a hospital bed dying from labor pains (ok, maybe I wasn’t dying), and all I was doing was begging my nurse to GIVE ME THE DRUGGGGGGS! Thankfully, around 1am a dude with numbing drugs came into my room to bring me sweet relief. AHHHH…. Ba-bye labor pains, I won’t miss you! After seven disappointing days overdue in the middle of Read More