Last year on this day, I was dreading the first day of school. My baby was going to Kindergarten and I was going to miss him so much. I cried when then bus came, cried when the bus left, cried throughout the day. My baby was leaving me!!!
I will be doing cartwheels from the bus back to my house. I can’t wait for the kids to go to school tomorrow. I love them to pieces and have loved our summer together. But it’s time for them to go.
I desperately need more than one cup of coffee every day. With the kids home, I barely get one down the hatch before they’re all over me asking for food, for friends, for entertainment.
“Mom, can I have a friend over?” will not be uttered in my house until at least 3:15 p.m. What is with kids wanting to have friends over all the time? Now don’t get me wrong, I love a house full of kids. I really do. But day in and day out? It gets tiring.
I won’t have to fight with Matthew over the T.V. all day long. I don’t know what I did wrong with this one but he is obsessed with T.V. and video games. I have to tell him at least 100 times a day to go outside. Just yesterday I threatened to lock all the doors so he couldn’t come back in 40,000 times.
The remote control will be all mine. From 8 til 3 I can watch whatever I want while I work. Hello Jon Stewart, I’ve missed you so.
Mac-and-cheese is my kryptonite and the kids love to eat it. Being the nice Mom I am, I make it for them almost daily and then I eat it. No more mac and cheese for me!!
I will be able to get so much done while they’re gone. Last year, I quickly discovered that the kids being gone at school all day is the work-at-home Mom’s key to success. Getting interrupted by them with constant requests makes getting work done really difficult.
We had a wonderful summer filled with tons of fun and laughter. As soon as they walk out the door, I’ll wish they were here, but for now, I’m doing cartwheels.