Spring is just around the corner. And honestly, I can’t wait. We’ve had some snow flurries the past two weeks, and that put my kids in a tizzy. Matthew was jumping around the house saying, “No school! No school!” I think in his head, just a few drops of snow equals schools closing. To be fair, this winter in the Pacific Northwest has been quite unusual, and every time it snowed, school was either cancelled or delayed.
I think I told you about this crazy puppy we decided to adopt. He has been fun, but, he is, well…a puppy. Potty accidents have become a daily ritual, kid stuffies have been mauled, and my dining room furniture has turned into a chew toy. And this is after having him sectioned off to just the kitchen. My happy place is currently not so happy, as I can’t turn my back to him because I need to constantly self-direct. Sigh…it’s okay. This too shall pass and he’ll grow up, and the vigilance I am trying to do now should pay off down the road, right? Continue reading