~I read Melanie's thoughtful post about her reaction to seeing a pregnant AND smoking mom and began to think about the diet I feed my own kids, I thought about my own kids riding their bikes sans helmets, I thought about them playing video games when it's 70 degrees and sunny outside, and thought about them doing flips on our very dangerous trampoline ... I remained silent.
~Buying a floor model bike at Toys R Us is no bargain. No discount for the torn decals and scratches. No discount for scuffed seat and dirty tires. But wait; there's more. They ADDED $10 to the price because it was already assembled!
~How many days until the end of Lent???? Tim Horton's, my beloved Lenten sacrifice, I miss you.
~Why do I only see the dust in this house when company stops by?
~Parent/Teacher conferences for my kids this week. Two of the three boys' teachers wanted to cancel my conference - not necessary when a child does this well. Nope and no thank-you. I decided to keep my conferences; don't they know it means a lot to me to hear what they have to say?
~How true the saying that we can always tell where an ADHD child has been by the trail he/she leaves behind!
~My son just crossed over from being a Cub Scout to being a Boy Scout. Checkered was excited about their first camp-out until the boy decided he wanted to go without a parent this time
:( Redemption, however, by the teenaged daughter who wants her dad to be one of the drivers for her church youth group activity.
~To tell or not to tell my local friends how to find my blog?
~We live near an international border and 5/6 of this family own no passport. Isn't June the deadline?
~And lastly, I listened to an Eminem playlist on YouTube yesterday. Great narratives, but my innocence is lost forever. How did I get this far in life with so much innocence anyway?