Last week, I figured out all of the fun stuff that I was hoping to do with my kids this spring. One of the big ones was that I wanted to work on my own avoidance of things that make messes… and I wanted to let the kids loose on finger painting. [Read more…]
I suspect I’m on an eternal quest to be a better mom. There’s nothing wrong with that, of course, providing that I don’t think that my desire to be a better mom is because I suck or something. I don’t think I suck. (At least, I don’t think I suck right now. Later could be a whole different story.) I just figure that there are always things that we can be doing better. After all, no one is perfect, right?
So, yeah. I don’t do New Years Resolutions, but we’ve been fortunate enough to have something come up that will help make life easier. My husband is getting a company vehicle in the next while (sometime in the new year), which means we will no longer be a strictly one car family. A large part of the reason that I don’t get out of the house with Norton as much as I should is because, quite frankly, it’s a complete and utter pain in the rear to arrange having the van. I have it a couple of days a week because the husband is car pooling, but I don’t always keep it because it’s easier for him to drive on days he doesn’t have to so he can stay late. Whatever. Either way, it means that I have to put effort into making arrangements to go places with Norton. Spur of the moment things just don’t happen. And that sucks, because I am totally a spur of the moment kind of person. Making big plans just doesn’t seem to work out. Ever. [Read more…]