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Let me just go right ahead and quote from yesterday’s post: …every day he will shout â€œI hate school! I donâ€™t want to go!â€ and then when I pick him up he will shout â€œNO! I am NOT READY TO GO HOME!â€ Wyatt does poorly with transitions. But for a blissful 7 hours a day (which really seems like rather a lot) that will be someone elseâ€™s problem. Today, oh sin of sins, I was early. And it was popcorn […]Read More
Last week, I described the plot my friend Mimi and I laid to get my three littles to STOP MAKING ME CRAZY in the car. Â How did it play out? So far, so damn good. I’m always a little embarrassed when these very simple things–courtesy of Parenting on Track–work over all the far more complicated strategies I’ve tried, and for the car, I’ve had more than a few. Let’s see, there were the stars that I took away for fighting […]Read More
Wyatt’s Big Day Originally uploaded by kjda I had a fabulous day with Wy. There was some suggestion, yesterday, that perhaps China hasn’t had a blanket flu-freakout, and that travel dates, for everyone who’s waiting on them, may come soon–and although I’m still hoping we’ll be heading out in June, I can be ok with SOME delay–just not infinite, or even indefinite, delay. It turns out that the combination of a little positive news and a beautiful day returned me […]Read More