Busy Times Ahead

Somewhat inconveniently, the older two do not have school today.  It’s the end of the semester for the high school kids, so all the teachers are getting an inservice day to deal with finalizing grades.  Never mind that the elementary school kids are on a trimester system, so their teachers aren’t working on report cards or anything like that… but it’s in that union contract!  Grrr.

Anyway, it is sort of working out okay.  Ane spent the night at Grandma and Gichan’s house, Rerun is teething and got put to bed early last night, and Tad got some special Mom & Dad time watching Despicable Me mini-movies in our room, all cuddled up in our bed.  He had a great time, but it wasn’t so great when he had to go to his own bed.  Mom and Dad’s bed is much better, don’t you know.

And I am busy packing the Webmaster up for his first business trip since… 2006When I only had two kidsAnd we got snowed in.

This time, though, he’s driving to Portland (Oregon, not Maine), so he will be in the same time zone.  And even though I now have three kids, two are in school – one full-time, one part-time.  And there is no snow in the forecast (thank You, God).  So, even though I will be doing the single parenting thing for a few days, the kids still have their normal school schedule and normal activities – Awanas, swimming, therapy sessions, trying to maim each other, etc.

So, while I anticipate that there will be plenty of crazy to go around, I think we’ll be busy enough not to let things get too out of hand.

But when the Webmaster gets back, I am so scheduling myself a pedicure.  Seriously.  And then Friend and I are making plans to see a movie.

In the meantime, though, I have some folding, ironing, and packing to do – and I have to keep Rerun out of the suitcase.  Good thing he doesn’t know how to work a zipper yet.

One Response to “Busy Times Ahead”

  1. Ressis
    January 31st, 2011 04:43

    You may not have snow in the forecast, but we do!