First Day of School: 2016 edition

There were no tears today. None. Not from me, or the Little Bird or the Little Mouse. So, let’s just take a moment to acknowledge that milestone. Especially where I am concerned. It’s a pretty big deal. Okay, onto the kids… We began the morning, as we do on the first day of school every … More First Day of School: 2016 edition

Here come the pencils! Here come the books!

School is upon us, and you can feel the excitement in the air! The girls have picked out new backpacks and lunch bags; they’ve gotten new shoes and school supplies. But the excitement goes beyond new markers and crayons. It’s the idea of a fresh start; creating new memories and making new friends I shake … More Here come the pencils! Here come the books!

Adjusting

adjust[uh–juhst] verb (used with object) to change (something) so that it fits, corresponds, or conforms; adapt; accommodate: to adjust expenses to income. to put in good working order; regulate; bring to a proper state or position: to adjust an instrument. to settle or bring to a satisfactory state, so that parties are agreed in the result to adjust our differences. The definition of adjust is to change (something) so that it fits, corresponds, or conforms; adapts; accommodates. Well, sometimes in life, that takes time. Let’s take the Little Mouse and school. Her first day of school was on the Friday of that first week … More Adjusting

First day in Grade 2

It’s the first day of school! And I would say we’re off to a good start. First of all, I didn’t cry today. Please, take a moment to stop and acknowledge this huge milestone… Okay, moving on. The Little Bird started school today. She is off to Grade 2! Now I need a moment to … More First day in Grade 2

Three weeks & three minutes

While summer is officially here, and school is out for the Little Bird; daycare is not yet quite done for the Little Mouse. And she’s not too happy about that. Every morning, as I’m getting ready, she walks into the bathroom and asks in this little hopeful voice, “where am I going today, mommy?” And … More Three weeks & three minutes