Well I haven't done one of these in a while. I love these link parties that help inspire you. I'm sitting in a quiet house, both boys are sleeping, with a cup of tea from my teapot, and I can't think of the half dozen post ideas I had over the weekend. So thank you Carissa!
one Today Toby's best friend Finn is coming over for six hours while his parents are at work. They always end up having fun, they always end up in tears, we always end up exhausted. They play like "proper" little boys and though it can be trying, it is wonderful to watch.
two We need a mini-van!!! We had hoped to borrow one from the in-laws today so we could take three car seats hiking! Alas twas not to be. Our little car is lovely but there's not much space for stuff or feet. Plus the bag I use for my bring along crochet project is rapidly taking up the whole front seat.
three Being back at work has not been too bad. There are so many little administrative things that still bug me but the people I work with are lovely and the job is interesting. I have observed teachers for far too long now from the administrative side to ever want to be one (Oooh I just remembered one of the posts I thought about yesterday!) but I like supporting the work that they do and knowing that I push the papers around so that those who work directly with the kids can do so free of hindrance. Please ignore the run on sentence!
four I'm working on a pretty fantastic article for GeekMom right now. It's a heavy piece though and I have lots of information to sift through, so finding the time is proving to be tough and the contact I'm working with is demanding, in a good way, but demanding nonetheless.
five My husband is the best. I felt sick last night so he let me sleep through the 1am feeding, he also got up at 4am when Charlie pooped through everything.
six My baby has decided that sleeping through the night is no longer fun and has resumed feeding every couple of hours. I'm hoping it's a growth spurt and he'll return to normal later in the week.
seven More and more in this political climate I feel like I can't talk about what I am feeling. I am expected to leave my religion at the doorstep and accept everyone, which I have no problem with, but PLEASE let me be confused and let me talk about it from all angles. I am confused by what I see and what I feel, I'm not trying to attack anyone, I'm not trying to restrict anyone, I just need to find some sense in my own mind, in my own gut.
eight This morning we are having tea from my teapot. The boys still aren't awake and all is calm in this Maine home. The calm before the storm, but hey, I'll take it!