I'm a terrible blogger...I'd nearly forgotten about this... It's been in the back of mind, but that corner is becoming very crowded.
I think I've taken on too many things. I was home yesterday with absolutely nowhere to go (plenty to do, though), but felt completely unmotivated to do any of the things that needed to be accomplished. I was perfectly content to watch Tate wiggle on the floor and even listen to him fuss--a rarity for him, but something he's doing more of lately.
So, now I sit here at nearly 10:30 on Sunday night, another week of school looming ahead, midterm grades due by 3:00 tomorrow afternoon--with nothing accomplished for the coming week. Luckily this is a slow week--Monday evening, grocery shopping; Tuesday evening, volleyball game and my Mom's birthday dinner (late night, of course); Wednesday evening, Weight Watchers meeting (hoping to hit the 30 pound mark); Thursday evening, tutoring; Friday evening, so far nothing planned; Saturday afternoon, Tupperware party in Lincoln, Sunday, winding down and starting another busy week.
On a completely unrelated note, Ben starts a new job tomorrow morning. For those of you who didn't know, Ben lost his job the weekend before Labor Day. Luckily his period of unemployment was short-lived and included a few days of substitute teaching as well. He's beginning his training as an Account Manager for National Rent to Own tomorrow. He'll be driving to Decatur for 2 weeks for his initial training, then he'll be working at the store in Mattoon.
As for Tate, we're continuing the solid foods. The only thing we've discovered he just simply doesn't like is squash. His little tongue just pushes it right back out. He's getting so big, so fast! I'm a terrible mom, as I've had no time lately to take ANY pictures of him. He's taking fewer bottles and I feel like I never get to hold him anymore. In fact, it makes me want to go in and pick him up from his crib just to cuddle him while he sleeps.
As for me, school is hectic as usual for this time of year. My students are, well...the same as always. Some are surprising me with how well they are doing and others with how little they are doing... Such is life...
More later...but who knows how much later...
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