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Thursday, September 15, 2011

A Few Thoughts

You know it is going to be a bad day when you pull a muscle hitting your snooze button.
Every year I have a moment between summer and fall when I realize I am not prepared for colder weather.
Now that colder weather is on the way, I am crossing my fingers for big sweaters, leggings and knee high boots to come back in style.
I really dislike the way the heat smells after not being on for several months.
Wednesdays are quickly becoming my night to myself and I cherish every minute. I wish I heard more moms say that they need a break or like having time to themselves.
On those nights I'd like to think that the house and kids can function without me and that kids will be in their pajamas and in bed so you can imagine my surprise this morning when I got Gia out of her crib and she was already dressed for the day.
Having a homemade meal every night makes me feel like a good mom. I love the looks on my kids' faces when they come home from school and smell dinner cooking. I also love how excited they are when they ask, "What's for dinner?" To think before kids, I used to get aggravated when Leo asked me that.
Isabella wants to be an artist/baker/songwriter and makes dessert for us every night to go with our homemade meal. I am going to be 300lbs before this challenge is over.
Why can’t I only eat a handful of Pirate Booty and when did they start making the bags so big and why are the small individual bags so expensive? Remember when we thought Pirate Booty was low fat and the perfect snack? I want to go back to that day.
Nico’s gym teacher is a complete….hmmm…my grandpa reads this so I can’t say what he is but think of a word that rhymes with black glass. There is nothing worse than a teacher that becomes defensive when confronted. I hope beyond hope that I never did that when I was teaching and that I was big enough to admit when I was wrong (I don't like confrontation so I am thinking I was more of a smooth over than a battle it out kind of teacher). I am guessing this teacher really doesn't know Nico and didn't think we'd discuss all the things he accused him of doing but not only did I talk to Nico but his best friend was here and he chimed in as well that a lot of it was not true. The bottom line is that I can't change his teacher or his perception (his perception is his reality). I can only change Nico and he got the message loud and clear: stay away from kids that are making trouble and if I get a call from school again, you are grounded. And if I am lucky, dealing with the "black glass" will be kept to a minimum.

2 Comments:

At September 16, 2011 at 5:02 AM , Blogger Kendra Mareva said...

Yay, I'm glad your dinner nights have turned out to be a success! Nothing better than a home-cooked meal. And desserts, too! Yummo! :D

 
At November 4, 2011 at 1:41 PM , Blogger AnnMarie said...

They lasted awhile but I have made one too many that went uneaten so I am done for the moment.:(

On another note, it's very annoying but I found a way to post comments again.

 

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