April 20, 2013

Post-it inspiration

I was helping my oldest carry groceries up to her dorm, and I had to grab a quick pic of her motivational wall.

April 11, 2013

What? We had in-class work time.

How the class assignment looks:

How my daughter's assignment looks:

In her defense it was only 5 minutes of work time. Not even worth tying to get started.

April 3, 2013

Lost in the mail?

Two months ago I started a traveling journal and I haven't seen or heard any updates. I am worried it wound up the same place as my weekly cards...

Anyone seen it?

April 2, 2013

Easter bucket

For Easter I mailed our college daughter a bucket of peeps. No box, just the address on the lid and the postage on the side. It made it. 

April 1, 2013

A quick break from the break

Rant zone... Enter with caution.

Some of the schools in our area are just finishing spring break, and some are just starting. I cannot count how many parents I have heard make comments about their kids going back to school. Today, I overheard one parent tell their child, "It's only the first day of break and I'm already ready for you to go back."

I have never understood that. I love having my kids home... for the summer, for break, for the weekend. Don't misunderstand. Kids are a lot of work. Parenting is hard. But if even YOU don't want to spend time with your kids, it might be time for some changes.

Maybe it's because of the work I do, that I realize how lucky I am to have time with my kids. Some families wish for one day and I have a whole week. And I don't care if it's spent making breakfast, playing HORSE, or hanging out watching tv... as long as its with them.

Ok. Back to spring break!