Being a foster parent gives you numerous challenges everyday. There are things to deal with for school. There are doctor and dentist visits. Meetings with social workers. Another wrinkle being a foster parent can bring is a change in the order of milestones. Our children range in ages from 17 to six. We will beContinue reading “Prince of the Road”
As of right now, we have five children: two elementary-aged children and three teenagers. Wife says she doesn’t have teenagers. She has five small children. The three teenagers will start their day with some breakfast. One may take some coffee with breakfast. Another will start their day with a body check as they walk byContinue reading “Bruh and Sus”
School is out. Children all over are rejoicing. Home-schooling parents are rejoicing with them. Now is the time for a glorious respite from the routines of math, English, and science. Attentions have turned to swimming and riding bikes. I have been looking forward to this time. It means I can stop being a taskmaster makingContinue reading “Fun and Games”
I find myself losing more and more to a certain child in my home.
Monday through Friday is for schoolwork. You’ve read about the drama. You’ve read about the running and the yelling. The blood, sweat, and tears that produce a sentence with a word-count that fits on one hand. On Friday, we celebrate the end of the week with Movie Night. Movie Night happens on Friday and SaturdayContinue reading “Film Lesson”
The Oppressed got moved to laundry. We ran out of clean clothes. Another of the Gaggle took over dish duty. Aaaannnd…
We have a lot of people stuck in the house during Coronapalooza. Luckily, there are enough screens to go around for everyone. Luckily, the weather is improving and I get outside and do some work in the yard. I try to bring someone with me since Wife is stuck home too in the midst ofContinue reading “Shopping and Fun”