distancing day 226 thoughts:

I don’t know who slept with a cold spoon under your pillow last night, but I thank you. Jerry ended up having a snow day today and even thought it was a telework day, it was nice to have him here as a bridge to normal life. The morning was slow to pick up andContinue reading “distancing day 226 thoughts:”

distancing day 179 thoughts:

This whole day is cordially invited to eat my butt. 1. Fir ba ball (which is how Clara used to pronounce first of all), it snowed. It’s September 9th. 2. Next up, I got a bogus parking ticket from the parking lot where I was parked for exactly 12 minutes in Denver next to theContinue reading “distancing day 179 thoughts:”

distancing day 172 thoughts:

1. You know that meme of Kermit running around flailing his arms in the air? That was me today- inside my heart. There is a lot I really like about homeschooling but having 4 people yelling at me at the same time with their educational crises is overwhelming. Furthermore, I’m trying to teach math toContinue reading “distancing day 172 thoughts:”

time.

As a mom of 4, there is always some body or some thing in a state of upset. I can’t let the environment dictate my mood. I need to let my mood dictate the environment.

So much of that is allowing time for mistakes and loving correction. Chaos begets chaos. I’m a lot of things but I don’t want to be the conductor of the chaos train. I want to be the safe harbor in the storm.