Gasping and struggling to stay above the negative energy that has invaded every corner of our home this January.
The weather, the walls, the mess, the weather again... it all adds up and I am not always that great at math, but even I can see how adding 3 kids of varied ages, hormones, weather that includes phrases such as "polar vortex", and the inability to move beyond our limited choice of rooms will result in an overabundance of negative particles. We're all floating around, constantly bumping into each other, and transferring our negative charges to each other in a vicious circle. I am actually a little hoarse from yelling today.
It's been AWESOME.
Trying to focus on the fact that the days are a tiny bit longer, though the temperature is a thousand times colder. Trying to remember that at 4:18 pm last month, it was absolute darkness; today, it is bright! The sun hasn't even started setting yet!
It could be worse. It could be worse. It could be so so so so sooooo much worse.
This actually helps me. Nobody is sick. We are all in a warm house with food to eat and it is the end of January instead of the beginning of December. We're almost done with this horrifically horrible horror of brutal winter COLD ASS WEATHER, instead of just kicking it off. Mid-winter is difficult to get through, but we've done it before and we'll do it again.
Lots of coffee and cookies. That is my goal for this week. Coffee and cookies. And wine.
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