week of Wadleigh. a summary.

Since starting this blog I have kept a note going on my phone to capture all the weirdness that occurs around here to share with you all. Surprisingly (not really), it fills up pretty quickly. Here is this week so far: Upon completing my grocery order this week I was very impressed with myself thatContinue reading “week of Wadleigh. a summary.”

soul magic.

There are certain things in life that just fill my soul with an immediate sense of peace and joy. They are constant and do this for me every single time, the things I look to when I need a little soul magic. I suppose you could say these are a few of my favorite things..Continue reading “soul magic.”

best laid plans.

A few extra days off work allows time to take care of some of those “to-dos” that remain undone. Cleaning, organizing, purging, deep cleaning, shopping… you know, a day “off”. When you’re a working parent that typically means that your vacation days don’t get used for vacation. They get used for doctors appointments, school meetings,Continue reading “best laid plans.”

short shorts.

While getting cozy in yesterday’s heat I slipped on a freshly washed pair of shorts. I quickly realized they were probably not mine, like, they belonged to my daughter. Tighter and shorter than I typically sport my clothes but I was too lazy and unmotivated to change and they fit well enough for me toContinue reading “short shorts.”

new normal. again.

For 14 months we have been hearing the phrase “the new normal”. Oddly enough, the new normal keeps changing and now we are almost back to “old normal”? I think? The CDC released guidance today indicating that if you are fully vaccinated you can resume pre-pandemic activities without social distancing or masks in most situationsContinue reading “new normal. again.”

special education.

Four of my five children have required IEPs or 504s during their school careers. I have attended so many meetings and evaluations over the years and it can be pretty overwhelming. The first two kids to go through school were both sent for evaluations through the child study team during pre-k. We were lucky enoughContinue reading “special education.”