Now that I have young kids, the opposite is true. I'm far more likely to have "me time" when the kids are in school. So today was a sad, sad day for Mommy.
It was also a sad day for Rachel. Her favorite person in the world is her preschool teacher "Miss Lena." Several months ago I would ask her, "Mommy or Miss Lena, Rachel?" And she'd giggle and say, "Miss Lena!" which resulted in tickles by Mommy as I feigned shock and disappointment. Next year Rachel won't be in Miss Lena's preschool class of the "Friendly Frogs." I took a picture of her saying goodbye.
This is Eric's first day of freedom, or in his opinion: utter boredom. His teacher sent him home with a CD filled with horrendous preschool songs that are likely to cause cerebral aneurysm. Most of them make the Barney theme song sound like Alice Cooper. I want to shoot myself when Eric brings it into the car.
During nap time today, Eric played on the ipad and I got a video of him playing a game of basic math. I have never taught him math, and I have no idea where he learned how to do it, but the kid blew me away: