SERIOUSLY?! It can't be! This summer has flown by!
This time of year I always get into a funk. I truly dread this time of year! I hate that summer is ending and I hate having to send my boys back to school! And, since this summer seems like it's only lasted a month, I'm really having a hard time accepting that it's September! UGH!
I would seriously homeschool my boys, just to have them with me, except I know that I wouldn't be any good at it! Plus, they love going to school for the most part.
I'm trying to figure out why I love having my boys with me so much. I told Joel that they drive me nuts most of the time, but even when I get away from them to go to the store, I miss them terribly! I've decided that deep down I must love chaos, fighting, arguing, whining, noise.....because that is what I hear with them all day long! I must love it, because I can't stand to be away from them!
I guess I just have to face the fact that I'm crazy.....this is the only explanation that makes sense! :)
I still have a few more days with them home with me, so I hope to make the best of them!
As for Gavin, I think he's really going to miss his brothers too! He's only in school a few hours each day and when he is home with just me, I really think that he gets bored.
Speaking of Gavin, a weird thing happened with him lastnight.
Gavin was so emotional! Maybe it's because he is feeling sad about his brothers going back to school again too? He was really sensitive to noises and was startling at every little thing, and then he would get his pouty face going and break into sobbing episodes. It was so sad to see!
At one point, he was doing well. We were singing songs together, and then he just broke into a crying episode. It was almost like he didn't know how to express his happy side and it turned into crying instead! He was happy one moment and trying to sing with me, and it was like he couldn't make himself sing and smile, but he really wanted to, but couldn't figure out the emotion he wanted to express. So instead, he burst into tears! It was really sad!
This went on and off for about an hour and it took Caleb to get him out of this funk. Caleb is really good at making Gavin happy, but he was away at Joel's softball game, so he couldn't help at the time. When he got home I told him to talk to Gavin and it did the trick! I think it's because Caleb is so full of energy and goofy noises and this distracted Gavin from whatever was going on inside his little head.
Poor boy! I wish that I knew what was going on in that sweet little brain of his!
Well, I'm off to spend time with my boys and try not to think of the fact that they are starting school in less than a week! :(
"Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the Lord your God, He is the One who goes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you." Deuteronomy 31:6