At this moment-keeping it honest.
I haven't been around much lately. Actually, I have been around, but not on my computer. Boy, has having another child rocked my world. I can't say I have transitioned very gracefully. I look like a mess most of the time. It is like I am a teenager again because my face has broken out. What's with that! I am freaken 40 years old and never really had a problem with acne. Yuck! Sweats are my friend. The biggest change more than the baby is our new school district. The schools my son is now attending is really tough. He has one teacher who has forgotten that these are middle school children. I am sure he will learn a ton from having her, but the poor kid isn't getting to bed some nights until midnight. I am in a pickle because I don't know if I should say something to her because I don't know if she realizes how much homework she is giving. Any how, I was cleaning out my 12 year old sons backpack and found a booklet that they had given in health on drug awareness. One the first page they had them fill out goals for the future. Here are his answers.
I want to...play drums or guitar
try out for...basketball
join...robotics club, science club and math club
participate in basketball and lacrosse
other... I want to start earning money by walking dogs and shovel snow.
By the time I leave high school, I'd like to
learn to..drive and play lacrosse
visit.... Paris, France, and Rome, Italy.
get a part-time job.... working at Game stop.
buy a... flat screen TV
have a good relationship with friends and family.
other...get a scholarship for M.I.T.
It was so fun reading his answers. Some of the answers are funny, but what makes me really happy is that he has the confidence to believe that all of these goals are achievable.