Then...a blissful week with all three of them gone. Just Lynn and I, all week long. What will we do?? Then, a week getting final school prep done, then bam-school starts the middle of the next week. Just 3 1/2 weeks.
The first day of school also means back to work full time for me. I will be getting my stuff together, too. I need new school clothes and some comfortable shoes. I need new pens (the mandatory black), a new three ring binder and maybe a new tote bag to store my files in that I take back and forth to work. I need to take the laptop to the office and have new forms installed by our computer guy. And of course...a new lunch box!!
But, it's also the end to some things. It's the end of letting the boys sleep in...although I've only slept in a couple of days...and only on Fridays when I don't have to make Lynn's lunch. But the boys have...and it's been nice. I always say that the time between 6:30 and 7:30 am is my hardest hour of the day. This year, I'm planning to implement some new policies. For one, everyone is getting their own alarm clock, with incentives to get up and dressed in time to leave the house. I'm still mulling over the incentives, but I'm thinking money...it usually works best.