Ya, I know, that doesn't make much sense. But, trust me, if you'd had the year I've had, you'd totally understand.
It's been a while since I've posted anything. I kept meaning to, but life just kept getting in the way. Then it just seemed like it's been so long, why bother? After my miscarriage, I really just felt like I was in a fog. Then I found out I was pregnant again. I wasn't sure I was ready to be. After all, I was still grieving the baby I had lost. I was on a crazy emotional roller coaster, both excited and terrified at the same time.
The pregnancy was difficult, but I made it through. That wonderful blessing is now a smiley three month old baby boy :).
Meet Bug, the newest member of our family:
I was worried that the long time off would have set Peanut back in her kindergarten work, but, surprisingly, she seemed to be more ready. She was retaining things much better and hardly struggling at all. Consequently, she breezed right through the rest of kindergarten, we finished Friday. I was planning to do some miscellaneous lapbooks and such for the rest of the year and start 1st grade with her in September. But she has done so well since January, I decided to just jump right into 1st grade now. I was going to start today, but I didn't get all the planning I needed done over the weekend (oops!). So I'm hoping to get that done today and hopefully start tomorrow. Today we all worked on an Easter poster. I was going to have them all do lapbooks, but when I realized how much printing that would entail, I decided we would all do a poster together!
When everyone is playing nice.........
School is always better with a baby :o)
Bits has been my most challenging right now. I have a bunch of toddler activities for her, but she doesn't want to entertain herself with them. She wants to be in the middle of what everyone else is doing. I'm really struggling to find the balance of spreading my time between all four (and taking care of a baby!). So most mornings are rather chaotic, but, amazingly, we still manage to get it all done! And usually before lunch ;o)
So that's kinda a quick recap of what we have been doing and where we are. I plan to keep blogging and getting new things up in a more timely fashion ;o)