Naptime…doesn’t look like it’s going to happen, does it…
Miles has been building lego cameras and we’re taking each other’s picture.
Oh, Jackson Paul. This a.m. when I got out of the shower, Sesame Street was playing but no Jiggy. I hear the water running in the other bathroom. Uh oh. I go in to find a naked bottom and this…”Jack, what are you doing?” “I went potty!” “I see that, but you’ve made a big mess…” Ok, never do this again, but let me take a picture first.
I can’t believe how fast time flies sometimes. Every free second I’ve had, I’ve been putting together what I’m going to say at Thursday’s M.O.M. (Mom’s Oasis Morning). Yesterday was Andy’s day off, and he encouraged me to get some time away. I didn’t really feel like I NEEDed it, like sometimes I do, but I knew this week was going to be a big one, so I took off for 5 hours. As much as I want time to myself, I really hate taking it. I used to feel so guilty the whole time I couldn’t enjoy it, but yesterday when the looming guilt would come, I’d remind myself “Enjoy it. Tuesday is coming.” And as today hits, I’m glad I took the time. Although when I got home, we were eating dinner, and Jack looks at me and says “I’m glad you came home.” I well up with tears and say “I’m glad to see you, Jack.” Then he looks bashfully at me and says “I miss you, mommy. I miss you.” Oh, the emotion!
and the love of wife and child,
of husband and friend, will grow holier and healthier
and simpler and grander.”
Miles is at preschool, and I need to be on my way to pick him up. Did you know Indiana passed an education law to go to all-day kindergarten? Kids are expected to read by the end of Kdg. now!!! What happened to Kdg. being about the Alphabet people and learning to sit in your seat? Whose idea is it that 5 yr. olds should know how to read and pass standardized tests? Maybe this is my next post. Need to go cruisin’ in the fam van, or according to Jack “the black car called Mazda” 🙂