Tuesday, November 01, 2005


November is finally here! I thought October was going to kill me it was so full of stuff to do! It's really hard to work in one whole day in my pajamas not going ANYWHERE when you always have SOMEWHERE to go! Why does it seem that October is always the busiest month of the year? Now granted November is beginning to look a little crazy for me too with the traveling for Turkey Day, but there are no weddings this month which will make me feel better. Peanut has one soccer game left for this season. I'm entertaining the thought of dropping my jazz class for an easier lifestyle. And my mother-in-law wants to come get Peanut on the 19th and we can pick her up on Thanksgiving... I'm not so sure how I feel about this. Peanut would miss two days of school (and a ballet lesson and maybe a tap lesson), granted it's Kindergarten but do I really want her to start off her school years skipping two days around Thanksgiving just because Grandma wants her to? Will she learn that it's ok to skip school if you have a good reason? I NEVER got to skip school, although I was sick enough that I managed to miss my fair share of days. And I'm not saying that a break for us wouldn't be nice. A couple of days of peace and quite to clean house or watch my TV shows or just hang out with Nickel would be nice. We might even be able to finish a conversation in less then 20 minutes without the umtenth million interuptions! Of course Nickel offers no input on this situation. I don't know if he thinks I'll be mean and not listen to what he has to say or if he is just as clueless to it as I am. Hmmm... the things I must ponder on in November. But it's Tuesday morning and despite the fact that everyone else is still asleep I really must get out of this chair and hit the shower and go to work. At least I have nothing to do tonight, that's a good thing.


Cindy said...

You should let Peanut go. It's a holiday and she's still very young. You need the time alone together. That's an oxymoron, I know.

Surely this chance for a wonderful time at Grandma's will outweigh the couple of days of missing a few things.

Of course the decision is up to Peanut's magnificent parents.

Lorna said...

I think skipping school on occasion for grandparents is actually a very good thing.

and i'm a teacher :)

as for missing ballet /tap it' ok too. honest

let her go :)

Leslee said...

Well, if a teacher says it's ok then it must be! thanks!

Arlene said...

Wow it is November and the trees are just now turning...something is wrong with that! I love this weather. Jazz sounds like fun...hopefully you'll be able to have plenty of time to continue it and enjoy it! And...if my vote counts for anything...I say..let her go with Grandma! I have to agree that the occasional skipping school is a very good thing...I tried at any chance I got! And you enjoy the time to get things done that you might not be able to otherwise!

Girl said...

Yup, I have to add my 2 cents to the take-the-kid-to-grandma's bin. I absolutley agree.

And I am super excited that peanut is in ballet and you are taking Jazz. How fun!


Leslee said...

Well, this is what I told Grandma Connie. Peanut's behavior the last few weeks does not warrant a trip to grandma's HOWEVER if she can turn her attitude around and stop being disrespectful to her parents then she could go. I'll let you know in a couple of weeks if she was able to do it!

Badoozie said...

i think you should let your peanut skip school, i think people are too serious about school, they act like its a "job". crickies, kids are only kids once, and they'll have plenty of time later to do the 8-5er work thing. My mom allowed us to skip, and we still got straight A's. I let my son skip not and then, but if his dad finds out, we're in big trouble. He is of the belief that school is a "job".