No seriously I do.
I have had what you might call a trying time this last few weeks, culminating in this last one.
Now it did improve by the end for #1 Son but TT? Ahhhh no.
So I have been a leetle stressed.
Today is/was my usual standing fortnightly date for nails.
They are purdy. And the patterns appeal to my twisted brain 💗
So as I left I noticed a message from the hus-creature.
He had paid for me to have a full massage.
So here I am, after a gorgeous steam shower, full body Swedish massage. I feel amazing.
He is a wonderful man
And I know what I may ask for when my birthday rolls around 💕💗💕💗
Has been… testing.
Yesterday was an okay-ish day at school for #1 Son, but the afternoon and evening at home with me were not.
We had a disagreement which escalated through miscommunication (and a hefty dose of TT distraction) and ended with him hiding and having a full meltdown.
It was hard and painful and upsetting for us both. I ended up sobbing (but I made darn sure he did not see – he doesn’t need that on top of everything else)
It’s hard when your baby tells you he doesn’t want to love you anymore.
Today, not great at school (I now get emails from his teacher when she feels an update warranted). We have however received notification of the first meeting (I’m not optimistic enough to believe it will be the only one) of Special Educational Need provision – 05 December.
That seems a long time away, but it does give us time to see the doctors and get that side of the process going too.
I finished his room:
Well mostly, the remaining boxes contain games, DVDs or garage stuff so won’t be unpacked until our final storage solutions are in place. But not bad for a day’s work.
They are capable of playing with each other without killing each other occasionally:
Sadly, the idea of putting TT into nursery one day a week has had to be put on hold for the foreseeable.
The only practical nursery setting a. only allows for a minimum 2 days per week and b. is fully booked and has a waiting list stretching to next summer! 🙀🙀🙀🙀🙀🙀🙀
While this is incredibly disheartening, it also gives me an idea of our realistic options, so I plan to get her on the waiting list as soon as my work permit is granted.
I won’t be looking for a job until #1 Son is more settled. I cannot add more stress to him right now and that level of change could be disastrous for him at themoment.
Was mostly a quiet day. After yesterday’a madness we needed a bit of a break.
So I decided to take a little mosey on up to Lucky Cat Yarns.
It’s a gorgeous little yarn shop only 0.5 miles away, newly reopened and refurbished.
They are so welcoming there, and they run classes and have “Sit ‘N Knits”. I foresee the occasional evening up there with my needles – maybe they can even teach me to knot Continental style…
And some of them are doing the same knit along as me 💕💕💕
It was Bath Night tonight.
The kidlets are no longer sharing. Ever again. Took a very long time to clear up the puddles.
#1 Son actually let me clean his ears (which I had to give up nail cutting for, but they’ll last another week).
TT has decided that having her hair blow dried is the worst thing ever – but I managed to accidentally create perfect ringlets for about 10 minutes.
Already dropping out by the time I took the photo 😰 and I doubt I’ll ever be able to replicate it sigh.