I am sorry that it seems I have neglected my blog lately. To sum up the past few weeks without taking up too much of your time, I’ll just say that I am glad to see our calendar free of much “going and doing”. My husband claims that I get bored being at home too much and get tired of being on the road too much also. Is there ever a happy balance? Looking at our calendar for May, it seems life for the Poseys will hopefully find that happy balance.
For two weeks I battled with an infection from an infected adenoid. I finally drug myself to the nurse practitioner for some help. Being sick really just causes me to be so much more tired than I already am and then I add stress to myself by not accomplishing much at home or with school. At least that is what I thought “in the moment” of being sick and tired. Satan reminded me of all my failures the whole time. Once I realized that he was bringing me down, I got to praying even harder for God to lift me out of my short-lived depressed state. He did. He showed me all that was done during this time. The best part was that the boys got back to doing their chorepacks (see Titus 2 Ministries to find out more) and the house didn’t end up being a disaster. My husband was very helpful with putting the guys to bed when I just couldn’t stand anymore. Plus he was very understanding of me being in a less than perfect mood. Also, my 7 year-old and I made much progress in learning his phonics (which has been an ongoing problem).
Our homeschool co-op group closed out this season’s Tuesday classes, freeing up some time for me to do other things. I’ll miss it over the summer, but I did need that time back.
I began to see the light at the end of the tunnel………….then it was time to decide if I was up for a trip with my family.
The past weekend we took a trip to Little Rock, Arkansas for an ATA karate tournament that my oldest son and husband competed in. I plan to write about that adventure on my Traveling With Kids section of the blog. We had a nice time even though my husband got sick. We missed some bad weather back home in Mississippi. I was very surprised at how much I like the city and I can’t wait to go back this summer for another tournament.
Now, it’s back to life as usual. OH–I see the baby has found something on the rug to taste. I better RUN!!