The kiddo and I went to the flower show yesterday. Masses of people, not that many flowers and lots of overpriced vendors. Bus loads of garden club and senior center tours – very few people below the age of ….let’s say 50 years. When it was time to eat we found a square of unoccupied floor. Yes, floor…they set up about 10 tables near an overpriced cafe — – – for hundreds of people…. “older” people in wheelchairs and walkers. We’re young enough that we could camp out on the floor with our bagged lunch. We camped out right near the trash bins.
Not to hold more food ’cause I’m doing pretty well at keeping off the 20lbs I dropped in the last year.
I need a bigger plate to hold all the tasks and activities that I take on. When will I ever learn to JUST SAY NO? Where is Barbara Bush when you need her the most? Seriously – because I think I’m addicted to “doing things”.
Spring! It’s coming – I can feel it.
A few warm days, robins pecking at the dirt, birds singing in the morning and the tips of my crocus poking through the dirt are all the proof that I need that it’s just around the corner. Spring…….when my fancy turns to
The things that come out of our children’s mouths sometimes make us rush furiously for paper and pen (lest our aging minds forget it), scratch our heads thinking “Hmm…Maybe he’ll still turn out normal” or laugh so hard we spit out mouthfuls of coffee – which is far better than inhaling it only to have it come out through our noses. Sometimes, though, the things our children say give us pause; a moment to wonder “How does she know THAT?” or think “Guess I’d better improve my teaching”. And then there are the moments that leave you speechless.
One of the Frequently Asked Questions of homeschoolers: How will your child learn social skills if she’s homeschooled? How will she learn to interact with children her age? Many homeschooling moms have snarky comebacks suggesting that their child won’t have to tolerate the bad language, inappropriate behavior, advanced knowledge of sex, bullying, mean girls, etc. because he/she won’t walk the halls of a public school system.