Category : School

Written on Feb, 03, 2016 by in , | 1 Comment.
Sick Day

I’ve been lucky so far when it comes to my children getting sick and having to miss school. It hasn’t happened too often in the four years since my oldest started preschool, and when it does, it’s generally only for one day. Not only have I been graced with relatively healthy children, I have also been graced with honest children. I haven’t ever had …

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I’m just going to say it. Sometimes, I don’t miss my kids when they’re at school. Okay, a lot of the time. I love my kids more than anything in the world, but that will never change the fact that I have always been a person who loves my “alone time.” I enjoy silence and being alone with my thoughts, which obviously …

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Written on Sep, 14, 2015 by in , | Leave a comment

School is back in full swing and I’m going to be honest. It’s been wonderful! I have finished reading a book and am half-way through another. I can get my errands for the week done in a normal amount of time. I can shower without having to simultaneously referee some ridiculous dispute. I can exercise. Not “I’m going to park far …

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Written on Sep, 03, 2015 by in , | Leave a comment

Yesterday, I shared with you how I thought my first day being alone in seven years would go. I had several people vote that I head straight to the beach. Don’t worry – I did make it there eventually, but it was a little more complicated than that. Finding yourself completely alone for seven whole hours, for the first time …

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Written on Sep, 02, 2015 by in , | 4 Comments.

It is finally here. Today, for the first time, I am putting both of my children on a bus and sending them off to school for the better part of the day, leaving me to do…. well, something, I’d imagine. When I stop and think about it, it’s a little strange to think that after seven years of never being by myself for more than three hours (at the …

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