My “gross out meter” is pretty hard to activate. I have a lot of years of experience teaching pre-k and kindergarten, and those babies aren’t afraid to sneeze right in your face. AND I’m a mother of 4. FOUR. I’ve pretty much seen and done it all. I have been thrown up on more times than you can imagine, and if I do say so myself, I handle it pretty well … I am able to hide my disgust and take care of whoever needs taking care of pretty easily these days.
But SCABIES? Seriously??
Again, I am a mother of 4…I have sent a kid to school with a runny nose that I wished I could keep home…and I have made a doctor’s appointment to have ears checked after school when I thought an infection was cleared up. I totally get that it is hard to be a working mom!
I’m gonna go ahead and say that if you think your child has SCABIES and you find it necessary to tell him “Don’t tell anyone that you have SCABIES, we will try to go to the walk in clinic tonight” then you really need to take the day off.
Because #1: He is going to tell EVERYONE. That is what kids do. Especially when you tell them not to tell anyone.
And #2: It is SCABIES.
(Okay, public service announcement officially over.)
This was the little gift we prepared for her. The basket has a few school supplies and a TPT gift cards. The folder behind the basket has two booklets we made for her. We wrote some “teacher tips” for her to remember and we wrote reference letters for her to bring on job interview with her.
We are going to miss her so much! Fortunately she is coming back on Tuesday to help me with Running Records and spend time with the kids – because she is that awesome – so we don’t have to cry too hard (yet).
My “Mom – Uber” is in full service these days. The twins have swim practice twice a week and my oldest had try-outs this week for cheerleading & dance. I spent about 2.5 hours a day in the car!
Some weeks there are just literally not enough hours in the day. Between work, homework, projects, sports, carpools, attempting to keep my household running…well, let’s just say, I didn’t do any of it very well this week. I kind of lost my cool. It wasn’t pretty. 🙁
This week was long. And hard. And I did not handle it gracefully. I hate that.
But, then one daughter sent me this photo of me and my other daughter.
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