When Christmas Sucks

This is a repost of a blog I wrote last year. After cruising through my social media feeds this morning, I felt like today was a good day to repost it. Feel free to share. Sometimes, Christmas sucks. It’s not a popular sentiment, I know, but I’ve seen a large number of Facebook posts this year… Continue reading When Christmas Sucks

Ella Goes to Kindergarten Camp, Dad Goes to Pieces…

My brain is normally a jumble of thoughts, some connected, others disjointed and meandering around like a bored relative at a party. But today is especially tough for me – while I’m working on my fall calendar, teaching plan for the year, and just in general trying to have a peaceful mental breakdown, I’m constantly… Continue reading Ella Goes to Kindergarten Camp, Dad Goes to Pieces…

Single Dad = No Sleep (Again)

Reason #2 Why I Miss My Wife: we split the nighttime disturbances. If Ella or Jon wakes up, we alternate who has to schlep in and save the day. No Rachel = Jason on duty all night long. So far tonight, I’ve had to go into Jon’s room and stop a crying fit, and ask