Tuesday, October 22, 2013

I hate three o'clock

Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night and realized that you are the world's worst mother. That you are failing your children sadly and they will regret you for the rest of their lives.

Well, I did last night.

Not sure why, normally I'm quite happy to be an adequate to poor mother, doesn't bug me at all. I figure it will build character in my children. But last night I was just alarmed and vowed to be a better mother today. I would turn over a new leaf, I would be the mother they need.

Good news is - the sun came up... and equilibrium has been restored.

I have spent the morning telling kids to look for their library books later, yelling at them to get their coats on and then neglecting my youngest child while I chatted on the phone with a friend and then frittered away time on the computer.

Whew! Close call. But no worries I'm back to my high level of complacency that gets me through my life.

Perhaps, I should feed the third child...

Or tackle folding all the laundry...

or take a nap?

Friday, October 18, 2013

We are back home

Our whirlwind visit to southern Saskatchewan is over and we are home and looking forward to a relaxing weekend. Well, tomorrow is looking pretty brutal, so maybe a relaxing Sunday.

We did a lot during our quick visit. Visited family, had some fun and I even froze my biscuit off in the sub-zero temperatures at the Estevan pool! Yikes!

We have no photos of any one - except the kids. Apparently we can't be trusted. Well, the small camera was dead and we forgot the charger and the big camera is not good indoors, so unless you were outside running around with the kids and Wes there are no pictures of you.

We had a wonderful time and we were hosted so royally by everyone. Thanks to Wes' family as well as mine (that includes you Pippus family) for being so very gracious to us! It was wonderful to see you all and get caught up.

The kids were very sad to return home. They enjoyed their stay so much!

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Long Overdue

This post is long over due and so is the road trip we are about to take. The Davis family is off to Estevan to see family. It has been far too long since we have ventured out that way. I thought Wes would be long done his big house project, but alas it is just at the tail end and it has been a real crunch. The break will be great.

The thing I just love about our kids is that they are SOOOO excited. It doesn't matter where we go really, they aren't fussy at all. They just love to go on adventures - even to southern Saskatchewan.

We hope and pray you all have a wonderful and safe thanksgiving. Safe travels if you are on the road.