I arm wrestled my son last night, and not only did I lose, but I hurt my wrist.
I read this out loud to my boys last night after I saw a couple friends share it.
And it's not just Twitter, all online platforms including personal photos and things you think disappear or are hidden.
Someone shared this in a parents'group I'm in, and the overwhelming response was that this is accurate. It can't continue this way. I don't have the solution, but this isn't working-- and definitely won't work in the fall.
When your kids are close in size and you send a picture of something they both might want, it's a text fight to the death...unless there's 2
It should be really interesting seeing all these teens go from sleeping in and working at their own pace for 6 months to catching a 6:30am bus and sitting for 8 hours.
And by interesting I mean torturous for all involved.
Tie-dye 'skinny' bagels.
Otherwise called How to make an easy recipe messy and take 5x as long.
Even more true this year as many efforts will go unrecognized.
And "maneuvering" through the school year seems like the perfect word. Whether you're flying through or struggling, it all takes a fair amount of maneuvering.
Officially 2 months (feels like 2 years) since the kids have been in school.
"Can you make me 4 packs of oatmeal? I'll be down in a minute."
Has anyone gotten a more ridiculous text this morning? Bonus points if it came from inside your own house.
Wait until everyone is seated before eating.
Wait until everyone is done before getting up.
Clear your place when you go.
I feel like these are easy and standard dinner table rules. Anyone have different rules?
(Seriously a question, not a judgement. I haven't eaten with/near anyone else's kids in 2 months haha Plus, I don't make our bed, or make the kids make their beds-- ever.)
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