Professor Mom

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



mouse's picture mouse

Step 1 is having a kid like T. or Scooter who can't wait to go back. (Actually, I expect that we'll have a few hard days later this week when the reality of a school schedule starts to hit him again.)

I got the lunch box earlier in break, but left the rest of the stuff until last night. Once I got that last Lego brick (left over from sharing) out of the bottom, I had to turn it over and shake out the dried dirt! I don't want to know.

Aliki McElreath's picture Aliki McElreath

I can't believe what I found in L.'s backpack, really. Now we know what happened to all the socks we sent him off to school with...

Omaha Mama's picture Omaha Mama

It IS hard. I had spent New Year's Day doing laundry and laundry and laundry. Then yesterday I spent deep in denial, pretending today would just be another day. Another quiet holiday. It sure wasn't, but we survived!

Omaha Mama's picture Omaha Mama

My comment got flagged as potential spam? Do you know what that's about? Huh.

Aliki McElreath's picture Aliki McElreath

Don't worry, Omaha, my comment back to you was eaten, too! Just a glich...

I hope Day 2 goes well for you...fingers crossed for us! It doesn't help that today is pouring rain, perfect sleeping in weather!