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It's dizzy time!

You spin me right round, baby right round. Like a record player blah blah blah blah.

 This song has been stuck on repeat in my head all morning. Now maybe it will be stuck in your head too! You're welcome! Right now, my boys are gathering the mountain of books that need to be returned to the library and I'm taking hiding in the school room to take a quick break. From what you say? From the spin cycle.

Last week I wasn't on the spin cycle. I was focused. I was planning. I was preparing for the start of school. I was busy, sure, tweaking and modifying lesson plans, reorganizing, sewing curtains for the school room, because that just HAD to happen before Monday (just wait, there's a whole blog post coming about those curtains), but I wasn't on the spin cycle. I was focused on one thing and that was the start of school.

Monday came and it was fun and beautiful and everything I hoped. The boys didn't fight. Mama didn't bite anyone's head off. We learned, we celebrated. Lovely.

Then Tuesday came and with it brought a whole slew of emails that demanded my attention. Screamed for it really. Responsibilities. Obligations.  The rest of the world was back and asking that I participate again. It's the start of the school year and EVERYTHING we are involved in as a family seems to follow the school calendar. Seriously, everything seems to be starting this week and all of the last minute planning and events is making my head spin!

Some people would say that this crazy is my fault. Those people would be right. For the most part, all those emails were self inflicted. My JOB is educating my children so everything else that needed my attention yesterday was the EXTRA stuff. I have a need desire to be involved in lots of groups and activities and once involved I'm going to likely end up on the planning committee for said activity. It's what I do and I love it. I really do, just ask my husband. Anybody reading this that is involved with any of those activities, please hear me, I REALLY DO ENJOY IT! This is not a "woe is me" post. It's more of a "glimpse of real life" post. It just gets a wee bit crazy this time of year.

So, what am I going to do? I'm going to sit back. Turn up the Chipmunks and embrace the spin. My coffee and I will spin right round with the chaos. By the time September gets here we should be settled into a nice routine, until then, dizzy is good!

What about you? Does August make you dizzy?


  1. Dizzy is what we all need in our lives at least for short times


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