There is no particular reason for my lack of blogging lately. I think it's a combination of a couple of things. For one thing, I've been concentrating on my eating habits a lot. Weight Watchers and I have a date every week! I've been journaling like a crazy woman, trying to keep track of every morsel I put into my mouth! I just wish I could lose it as fast as I can gain it!
Secondly, we've been getting ready for the kids to start school! Nathan went for a 4 hour orientation on Wednesday and the girls stayed home. Today, the girls had their orientation and Nathan stayed home! Tomorrow, everybody goes for the entire day! I have been filling out and signing forms, writing checks (sigh), putting special dates on the calendar, registering for soccer (the girls only), reading notes from the principal, the PE coach, the music teacher...and the computer teacher as well as signing up for the mandatory 15 volunteer hours each family has to do! It's been a whirlwind. I'm hoping that once the first full week starts, things will calm down.
Amelia told me she had to stand in the corner today! THIS WAS HER FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL! She was there for F.O.U.R. hours! How can it be that my daughter would have to stand in the corner on the first day of school...for talking, no less!! Sigh...this is going to be a long year!
Today, after we visited their classrooms and left them in the very capable hands of their teachers....I cried. I cried because my kids won't be with me this year. I cried because I had to throw away the Catholic Heritage Curricula catalogue. I cried because we won't be homeschooling anymore. I cried because their teachers will get to see more of them than I do. I cried for all of it. Boy, did it feel good to cry! Apparently, I had been holding in a lot!
Hopefully, I won't be licking my wounds for much longer.