Getting things done with a toddler in tow just isn’t as easy as I thought it would be. My son is now 16 months old and he’s such a bundle of energy. He races through the day, from activity to activity, and most of those activities are pretty destructive. Yesterday morning, as I tried to do dishes, he was behind me in the kitchen, spilling his breakfast of rice krispies all over the floor. Then I tried to pick his toys up in the living room and he snuck up behind me and pulled all the DVDs off their shelves.
It’s almost back to school time! And just before you think I’m being premature in thinking that, working at a school means that I’ve been prepping for the next school year since, well, June! All the teachers started coming back this week and keep asking, “How was your summer?” I want to tell them that there are still two weeks left but I know that’s going to go by so fast that I’d better be ready for fall soon!