Santa totally screwed me this Christmas. Not only did I get mittens, but despite my begging, pleading and cajoling, my daughter’s preschool stubbornly insisted on closing for two entire weeks. Two weeks!
It’s not that I don’t relish time with my kids. But when my older daughter is out of preschool it doesn’t mean I don’t have to work. I have to work. And care for the kids. Did I mention we were all also sick with RSV and ear infections? Eight appointments with the doctor in 12 days. And my 3-year-old was home for three weeks (she got sick the week before the Christmas break).
There are so many (so many) reasons why I’m glad she went back to school yesterday. But none more than these 5:
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