Mommy and Jack’s special day

Jack in the, you know

The caption writes itself

Jack started school in September as my work schedule became busy enough to justify regular childcare, but he doesn’t go on Tuesdays. I think these special days when it’s just the two of us have almost come to an end. Continue reading

As I tried to leave the house – a poem

As I tried to leave the house

After four days with the boys at home

On our way out the door to go to school

I discovered just how much Jack disliked the new strawberry bars

By stepping into a glob with my bare toes

Then spying another close by.


Once we made it to the drive,

With the car in sight and door locked behind,

I found the rest of the strawberry glue

Clinging to Jack’s pants.


He gets Cheerios from now on.