Freshly showered, clean pj's, popcorn, and chocolate bars. I am good at movie night Notice the mr and his lack of candy... He hadn't taken his shower yet. HA.
The week, oh the week. It has been a full one. The lists have begun. Materials have been bought. Projects are scheduled and ready to go just as long as it doesn't snow again. Aggh. (Waking up the other morning to white stuff was, if not very beautiful, somewhat like a kick I the gut. But it's gone. And sure still is brisk out, but this is it guys, for real this time. Spring) We had Megan's birthday party over here the other night. I made pizza and salad and cake (that I am still finding al over the floor. I swear the people in my family do not know how to eat cake without getting it all over the f-ing place) and everyone was happy. I think. And that is the last birthday happening here for a while. (there are not more birthdays until late summer. HOORAY!)
The littles have been here a lot this week. Having dinner, playing outside, and just pretty much beating on the mr. As a matter or fact, those little are currently asleep in the other room right now. Coco is at the hospital again so the big ones are with us. Never a dull moment here. We spent the day constructing houses out of cardboard, painting them and also getting paint all over the dinning room table. There was some scootering around the neighborhood, chalk art, and just doing stuff outside that we should be doing. We (or they) watched a movie (I cleaned) and then the beginning of my hellish night began. A stomach ache and a head ache for the girl and the boy has been coughing up a lung. Miley just needed to go to sleep but Judah just couldn't. The mr hooked u the humidifier and I have been pushing honey water down his throat every hour all night. I think he finally got himself to sleep at like 2. As for me, I have had no sleep, not a freaking wink. All I could do was listen to his coughing and if he stopped for a few minutes, I would worry and wait for the coughing to start. And when I wasn't focused on his coughing, I was thinking how tired I was but then I started to think about the taxes which then gave me an anxiety attack. And the mr started to snore very very loudly. Plus I was getting up to check on the boy every hour. But both are asleep now and I am not. And it's pushing 5am. I am feeling pretty crazy and think the time for sleep has passed me by.
Not exactly sure what is going on today. All I know is that there are pancakes to be made, popcorn to clean up, and modern cardboard boxes to be finished. Judah is hoping to install a pool off the side of his house and I think Miley was talking about a bounce castle. (how does one make a bounce castle out of an old yogurt container?) I just hope that they wake up feeling better and that Coco gets to come home today. Then they can go home I can pass the fuck out.
Fun from the internet
-What’s the Best Medicine for a Cough?. Honey and humidity, it helped a whole heck of a lt.
-The Intimacy of Socializing in Silence This makes me feel understood.
-Good peanut butter is of upmost importance in life. Have to agree with the Trader Joes... It's one of the best, The Best Natural Peanut Butter Is Also the Easiest to Find
-Isle of Dogs. I really want to see this one, even though it pulls at all my sad heart strings. .
-I know I have posted things about this before, but forest bathing...got to do it. Suffering From Nature Deficit Disorder? Try Forest Bathing
-20 Creative Ideas for Decorating a Kid's Bedroom We don't have any kids of our own, but we do have a kids room because we always have kids. These rooms are good inspiration and not just for the kid room but for our room too.
-Utah's 'Free-Range' Parenting Law Protects Parents So Kids Can Roam . I know some 7-8 year olds I would trust with my life. I also know some 13 year olds that I would never ever leave alone for fear of many many things. It all depends on the kid. But I love this. As long as it is done right and for the right reasons .
-Healing with Poultices. Mash them up and smear them on and they never let me down.
-Where the Streets Have MLK's Name. A man worth of having his name on all the street.
Pictures from the week.