Step 1. Toss your expectations out the air plane window.
Step 3. Cancel any new school till your sure you are current on your existing unit.
Step 4. Seek and destroy all sticky spots, wet spots and spilled sodas the
monkeys kids ignored.
Step 6. Realize your child is wearing 3 shirts, 2 pairs of pants, 3 pairs of socks and a sweater when its 75 degrees outside. Upon finding out she is prepped and ready for Hurricane Sandy, hold a geography lesson on where WE are and where the frankenstorm is now breaking apart.
English" word. because it ends in i.
Step 10 A. Buy your kids happy hour drinks at Sonic and get them half off candy because as Little Miss Sunshine put it to her friend Lullaby "I want to see my mom more than I want candy, so I'm going to the airport to pick her up."
Step 10 B. Feel special cause your kid loves you more than candy.
Revel in the fact they are smiling.
Step 12. Explore the refrigerator and concoct a simple one bowl meal so you have time to blog about what a great day you had with your smiling kiddos.
Step 13. Go to bed early so you have energy to clean the kids room tomorrow.
On a sadder note:
Hopefully this week I can get up a post about my wonderful Grandma who passed away on October 31st. She was amazing.