Monthly Archives: April 2011

Baby steps

State tests are over, and both kids seem to think they did well. Marty is “mentally exhausted” after taking the reading test and doesn’t have energy to do make-up work from last week. I don’t feel like pushing it so … Continue reading

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I hate to say I told you so…

I knew Marty would not feel good today. As much as I wanted to force him to go to school he just wasn’t up to it. I let him stay home mostly because of the state achievement tests tomorrow and … Continue reading

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No good deed goes unpunished

Today was a productive day. After church we fixed lunch together then watched a baseball game on TV. When that was over I reminded the kids they needed to mow the lawn. It is still new enough for them they … Continue reading

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I’m still standing

I’m not normally one to quote Elton John, but this pretty much sums up how I’ve felt lately. Dear God, lend a hand Is this really what you planned Dear God, in you we trust Though we’ve failed you, don’t … Continue reading

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It never ends

I’m so sick of having to deal with problems. I know everybody has them and lots of people have it worse than me but that doesn’t make it any easier to deal with mine. I feel like I’m getting depressed … Continue reading

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Good news

Well the principal meeting went better than expected. It was just him and me and he was very pleasant. I won’t bore you with the details but there are basically 3 critical things to get Marty to 8th grade. He … Continue reading

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Just when I think I can breathe…

I knew when I went to bed last night that Bella wouldn’t be in school today. What I didn’t know was that Marty wouldn’t either. Or that Bella would get so much worse so quickly. Or that I would have … Continue reading

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