Wednesday, September 29, 2010
I just finished listening to a U2 song and it fits in perfectly with how my day was. Now, my day wasn't perfect. But, the weather and vibe was. My children were happily energetic. Up bright and early building a fort of all the boxes they could find in the house. They were using them to hide behind so that they could shoot us with Nerf darts if we walked down into the basement. I wasn't sure how I felt about this kind of play. But, they were just so darned happy. From there we got down to our lessons. Homeschooling has its' hit or miss days. This one was in between. I did manage to get them settled down enough to work on their math and reading comprehension. Lately, all they want to know is when the next field trip is. The weather here in Chicago is kinda trippy, so planning a field trip takes much thought. Speaking of the weather, it was grillin' time for me. I cooked chicken, steaks, burgers and hotdogs. My youngest only wanted chicken nuggets as this is the only acceptable form of protein in his diet. No red meat, no fish of any kind EVER! And he isn't even the picky one. My 15 year old is the one. No vegetables, no fruit, mashed potatoes, yogurt, jelly, mustard, mayo.....the list goes on. Somehow he has managed to stay healthy. I get blamed for catering to the way that they eat. But, they are my kids and one day, their spouses will have to deal with their funny ways. When I met my husband, he rattled off a list of things he didn't eat. He eats every last one of them now. So, I am not worried. My husband works tomorrow and that can be a crazy time in my household. I have to become extra creative about getting the little guys settled down. We shall see what tomorrow holds. But, as of right now, I am going to bed. I didn't say I was going to sleep. But, that would be nice.
Posted by J.A. Dorsey at 10:32 PM
It is 10:51 at night. I really should be sleeping, but it is these hours that all is calm. My husband and sons are sleeping after being up since 5a.m. Not sure why my little ones were awake that early, but it didn't put a damper on their energy. i should be getting the lesson plans ready for tomorrow's homeschool lessons, but here I sit, typing away enjoying the quiet. Most nights I am up way past midnight. But, i am trying to discipline myself and not watch HGTV all night. Although I must admit, it relaxes me. i started off my morning by taking a picture of the moon. it just filled me with such wonder this morning. Not sure why looking at it today was so breathtaking. Well, I am going to end this 1st blog with hope for a great day in the morning. Check out my pic of the moon.
Posted by J.A. Dorsey at 12:57 AM