Did you all have a good Mother’s Day? The kids and I were sick, and the weather impeded some of our other plans, but Michael got me a bike basket, and I’ve had such a lovely time putting it to good use this week. Other than that, we’re just chugging along. Let’s get to this week’s Five Fact Friday!
1. Millions of Peaches. Soon. Hopefully. Picking peaches is one of my favorite things to do in the spring (that’s when peach season is in AZ). We tried to go last weekend but didn’t have as much luck as usual. We’re going to try again this weekend and my fingers are crossed for more success. Peach All The Things!
2. Sickies. We’ve had a round of spring colds this week. We got really lucky this winter, which usually means we catch a few things in the warmer months. It’s not so bad. Sophie’s even taken to climbing up on my lap under a blanket and saying “let’s do a cuddle puddle,” which is my favorite thing of ever. Other than that, there have been lots of books, lots of smoothies, and a few too many shows when everyone got extra crabby. #screentimetakethewheel
3. If you want. We had a transition meeting for Sophie to talk about her accommodations for the preschool to kindergarten transition. There were a lot of different people and specialists in the room, and Milo was just working the room like it was his job. With his sunglasses (eternally) on. The kindergarten teacher in the room was especially taken with him. They got to talking, and…
Teacher: “how old are you?”
Milo: “I’m three years old!”
Teacher: “Oh, nuts! I wanted you to be old enough for my class!”
Milo: (Seriously, and looking over the top of his sunnies) “I could be four, if you want…”
Look out, world. Milo is coming through.
4. Is it summer yet? Is anyone else finding this sprint to the finish of the school year an extra long sprint? We only have a few days left, but I’m ready for it to be summer now!
This will be the first summer since Milo was born that we won’t have a summer full of therapy appointments. I’m looking forward to all the fun parts of summer–popsicles, pool days, library runs, fresh fruit, easy dinners, and plenty of sunshine. I know that The Death Heat will be oppressive as usual, but I just can’t wait for the freedom of summer.
5. Thankful. Weeks like these make me grateful for a lot of things. Cuddle puddles with Sophie, Milo’s tendency to be the world’s snuggliest mancub, a library card and a fresh stack of books to read, getting up to enjoy the quiet mornings before the kids wake up, and Netflix. So much Netflix.
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