The woman in Home Goods buying two huge hampers and saying to no one in particular but everyone at once, "I will get control over the laundry situation in my house." is all of us ✊👊
Having a son means watching him leave wearing $150 sneakers and a t-shirt he got free at a baseball tournament.
I love this (I should have been a linguist...). I love that it's quickly evolving too though!
I swear I posted this years ago, but I can't find it. Weebly likes to eat my posts sometimes, maybe that happened...anyway, I love this. I came looking for it tonight, and had to search for the original source so I could reread it, so I'm saving it here as well.
"Of course I am anxious. I have always been anxious. I am a perfectionist, an achiever... I like things a certain way. Myself. My life. My world...your anxiety has always served you well – it has helped you achieve and accomplish all the things you have achieved and accomplished. But. But now you are in a different place. You have a husband and kids and a life that is at its core chaotic, a life you cannot completely control. And this is making you anxious, it is… This is the perfect storm. This is too much…you do not know how to relax…" ~Aiden Rowley
Every hair cut.
Every good decision.
Every stolen base.
Every awesome report card.
He looks older with every step.
Agree times 1000, and now upper elementary (4th and 5th) is basically middle school.
"In the 6th grade, I was still dressing up Barbie dolls and playing Clue all night with my girlfriends at sleepovers. I was reading Judy Blume books and worried about my lack of a bra size, and when my period would start, not reading Margaret Atwood and analyzing feminist literary theories so I could have a heads up on my AP Lit class in a few years. (Probably freshman year, because if you’re not in AP classes in the 9th grade, I mean, just drop out of high school already.)"
Pretty sure I have more apps for my kids' schools and sports than my own stuff at this point.
Guilty as charged.
Last words of Marquis de Favras
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