Yesterday started out quasi normal. I woke up at 3 am, tossed and turned until I pulled a muscle in my right calf and finally just gave in and got up. For the day. The house was quiet. Naturally, no one else in their right mind wakes up at 3 a.m. Not even my Twitter […]
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Sundays are a battle of the minds between my teenagers and I. Much like the war of 1812
It’s Sunday. Also known as listening-to-my-teens-recite-every-excuse-ever-devised-to-avoid-doing-homework Day. Many of which I invented. (I mention this not to boast my creativity – but to demonstrate that my memory still works on most days.)
And the question of the day is . . .
What in my day drives me the most crazy? Answer: Listening to my teenagers argue. But that’s not today’s question. Well, not completely anyway. Although it does have something to do with “driving”. Today’s question is much deeper than that. It’s right up there with “what’s the meaning of life?” and “what can I possibly […]
So appropriate. Especially since I’m linking this to my Facebook Page.
Advice to myself – And if you’re a mom to teenagers, you may as well listen in too
“Do. Your. Homework. Don’t wait until the last minute!” I said this more than once this weekend. Naturally, it’s Monday and my kids and I were caught scrambling to get everything done before their bus came this morning. Whoever said that you can’t make breakfast AND lunches while searching high and low for matching socks […]