My "End Of The Week" Checklist
*Daughter is still weepy when I drop her off at school in the morning. Check.
*Daughter informs me that school is "just not her thing." Check.
*Daughter proves her independence and new-found bravery by riding the bus by herself...
for the very first time. Check.
*Daughter exhibits odd behavior on the bus, warranting disciplinary action from the bus driver. Check.
*Daughter incessantly mentions that school is "seriously lacking" in toys. Check.
*Daughter makes a new friend in her class. Check.
*The new BFF is a boy!?! Check.
*Daughter whispers a secret in my ear, telling me she is engaged and is going to marry BFF. Check.
*I am losing my mind. Check.
*I am stressed out, beat down, and tired. Check, check, check.
*I am coping with exorbitant amounts of "Grandma's Chocolate Brownie" cookies and Diet Coke. And trips to Target for nail polish and sparkly lip gloss. CHECK, CHECK, CHECK, CHECK!
*I am a mother. Check.
*It is HARD. Check.
*It is great...