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 […]
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 […]