Tag Archives: school

I Have Been Sentenced to Life

To be served in elementary school. Last night, it struck me. I have been given a life sentence. I have been actively involved in the elementary school my boys attend for four years now, since L was enrolled. With another … Continue reading

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Tired Kids: A Not So Good Thing

When I am tired, I slow down and, if I sit, it is hard to get up and moving again. I tend to get a little cranky, a lot clumsy, and close to cracking my jaws repeatedly by yawning. My … Continue reading

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I Feel Like a (Minor) Celebrity!

I don’t know what it is about Thursdays that gets to me. For some reason, Thursdays are different than any other day of the week. Maybe this is because Thursdays are

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No Food?

I have definitely had times when money was thin. I actually would think it odd if I haven’t. After all,

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Mosquitos?

Today was our monthly PTA meeting. The meeting was business as usual, other than the fact that it was over quicker than usual. Everything discussed was dealt with in a concise, cut the fat manner. We were no less productive … Continue reading

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Change is Constant

L is a child that needs consistency. I’m sure most kids are, but I find it to be a lot more noticeable in him than in his brother. Disruptions of set routines or changes in the way things are done … Continue reading

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The “Other Parent”

I’ve read a few posts lately on what Jerry Mahoney of Mommy Man calls dadscrimination. Being a single MOM, I obviously do not have first hand experience with this issue,

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Homework and Video Games

With the fundraiser over and only the distant cleanup of the PTA room remaining, I thought I had put the majority of my go-go-go fatigue behind me. This seemed validated by my burst of

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Fires and My Trip to the ER

So, here I am! Granted, a little later than usual (I’ll

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Run, Run, Run,..

As fast as you can! You can’t catch me, I’m the gingerbread man. Well, no, obviously not really. If I was, there would be some major issues right now.

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