Professor Mom

Chronicles the life of a mom, teacher, and writer trying to stay sane amid the chaos of daily life.



Omaha Mama's picture Omaha Mama

My kids started back to daycare at our church today. B starts first grade on Aug. 12th. I'm working this week, unpacking because my classroom moved.
I wonder if I will feel this way every year because I have so far, that I just didn't do quite enough or spend enough QUALITY time with the kids this summer. Their childhoods are slipping right through my fingers. In fact, I'm logging off to go sit with them RIGHT THIS MINUTE! :0)

Aliki McElreath's picture Aliki McElreath

I think we ALL feel this way, Omaha--there is never enough time. What helps me is that I think about how our kids need their space, too--their time to explore their own things, to grow up in their own space. I can't just drop everything and be with my kids 24/7 and I don't think that would be good for them, either. It's just all about striking that balance, and living each moment as best you can.

And I know you did plenty with your kids this summer! :)