Have you ever noticed that when people get tired they do interesting things? Like take my 2 year-old. When he gets tired, he gets super frisky and wild. On the other hand, my 4 year-old get whiny and cranky. I think that in the past I was cranky, like extra cranky when I was tired. This year, however, I find that I am extra happy. I don't know if it is because we paid off our van and are working on the rest of our debt. Or, if I have just chosen to take a better outlook on life. I hope that it is the later. I truly feel that I am doing better this year on being positive and happy. I
My wife took the new one (and the other two little ones- brave, brave lady) to his TWO MONTH appointment (still in shock over the fact that I just wrote 2 months back there) and low and behold out little porker has gained 3 pounds (now 13 lbs. 4 oz.) has grown another inch (currently 23.5 inches- though at his rate he will be 6 ft 4 in and 225 pounds by tomorrow morning!). So, obviously there is no danger of starvation there.
My oldest son has us doing kindness week this week. Each night we draw a name and then we find way to show extra kindness for the day. It has been great for our family. Unfortunately it seems that I use all my happiness for the day at school and my poor children seem to get left with the grumpy part. But, I am working on that too!
I guess I should go and get to work on my research for my presentation coming up in my Master's class.