When you have nothing left to give and you gotta give more

Every weekday I wake up at 5:45 after a typically restless night. I smear foundation under my eyes in a futile attempt to cover the dark valleys¬†that have formed overnight, and then pile cover-up on top of that when the foundation proves inevitably inadequate. I leave for work at 6:40 and spend the half hour … Continue reading When you have nothing left to give and you gotta give more

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Check your hands! and your feet. and your mouth.

My first week here we had a scare of hand, foot, and mouth disease, but it turned out to be a false alarm. This week it seems like half the school has it...not a false alarm. But thankfully, one of those people isn't me. Hooray, health! But because three of my little ones had it, the school … Continue reading Check your hands! and your feet. and your mouth.