This post comes at an interesting time, though totally unplanned.
Do you use the timehop app? I’m sure you’ve heard of it. Well I downloaded it not that long ago, and the other day, this was my Facebook status
Little did I know, at the time, I was pregnant. It was my best, worst and last pregnancy. It was my longest, so I consider it my best. We saw the heartbeat, I was in love. It was my worst because it was #3 and because the baby died shortly after that appointment where I saw the heartbeat. We found out at 10ish weeks.
I’ve been toying around with the idea of a new tattoo for a while. I had a ton of ideas. But once our three kiddos moved in, my ideas shifted and I knew what I wanted. So I hunted around online, and I found a few examples of key components.
This is my finished product. Three losses, three beautiful children. Oddly enough, third tattoo
Something about threes. They say good things come in threes, and bad things come in threes. So once it’s balanced does it restart?
I love back to school time. I love shopping the sales and I love seeing the back to school stuff go up in Target every year. That is, until I had to shop for THREE kids back to school along with my own classroom supplies. HOLY.COW.
Let me give you a small idea of just a few things I need for the kids:
Now when reading that, keep in mind that list does not include their uniforms (even the pubic school has them), their bookbags, lunch bags, gym clothes, shoes (uniform approved), or any of the teacher-specific requirements that every teacher always wants specifically. By the time I’ve paid for all that, I’m pretty sure that’s one month’s tuition worth!
I know some schools allow you to buy a box of supplies and donate extra for kids who can’t afford. I would be more inclined to do that than to go all over town trying to get everything. The one school was brand specific. SERIOUSLY?! Does your school do that?
I am suddenly feeling so unprepared and I go back to work on THURSDAY. Yes, this Thursday. Holy, freaking, cow. The kids don’t go back until the end of the month, so this will be interesting. I usually disappear from the blog world in september. It’s a rough month for me. This year I have been out of work for 4 months, it’s going to be nearly impossible for me to feel like a functioning human being the first few weeks but by going back before the kids, I am hoping that it makes it easier
Moms – how do you deal with the expense of back to school. Teachers – how do you bargain shop for your classroom?
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