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
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.
Jack started school last week at 17 months old. He and his older brother Hugo handled their daycare debuts much differently, and I’ve had to adjust my own behavior and priorities as a result. Continue reading