Wednesday, June 25, 2008

An hour of Peace

schools out

I have one more hour of freedom before the boys are out of school for the summer. AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

Sunday, June 22, 2008

School Countdown

The kids are doing the last day of school countdown. Monday through Wednesday will be half days with Wednesday being the last day for them. They have Thursday off and then they start their Summer program which is a half day School Success program. It is an enrichment program in Reading, Writing and Math. They aren't thrilled about going but they both could use the help. Actually Rey more so than Dominic but hey it is a free program and I want them to do their very best in School. They both made the Effort roll this quarter. That was a big challenge for Reynaldo and I am so proud of him. I am proud of Dominic also but I know he can do even better and he has been so lazy. When I mention making honor roll to him he gets very defensive and says that he doesn't care about that and it is stupid. I don't know where this is coming from. This program only runs for a month and they get out by 1 so they will have plenty of time for free play. They are also going to do the summer library reading program. I am an avid reader and I really hope that they will develop a love for reading. Dominic already enjoys it but he would rather play his play station.

Friday, June 20, 2008

Gracie is Growing

Have I mentioned that sweet potato is now crawling and cruising furniture? She is on the go now and there is no stopping her. She loves to play with her toys and is really into filling a container and then dumping it. She does this with her shape sorter.

She really enjoys eating also. She LOVES watermelon. You can't eat anything in front of her without her hollering for you to share.


Kiarrah had decided to surprise me and wash some dishes.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Another Brick Wall

I feel like I have hit another brick wall where KI is concerned. I took her today to the Neurologist with my list of concerns. Jim called into the meeting and shared his fears too. The Dr. was very frank with us and told her what we are dealing with is all too normal and it will get worst. You see, deep down inside I know this but didn't want to face it. She feels that the community does a disservice to these children. Why are there not enough programs? WHy is the wait list for a Pyschiatrist more than 6 months? We need more help out there. The Dr.'s hands are tied regarding medicine and she is passing us over to the Fetal Alcohol syndrome clinic. We have an appointment next month. It is going to be a long month before that appointment. I need a Dr. that will be aggressive with treatment and will get the ball rolling. I need help with her. I feel like we are not moving forward at all. How do I get help in the home for her? This child is as smart as a whip but yet these horrible behaviors come out. Today she was a complete angel while we were at the Dr.'s. She actually would not even speak which is so not her. I think she was taking everything in though. She had that scheming looking going on. I just know we are not going to survive the summer unless we get some help. I am scared to death that we are not going to make it.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Question of the Week

My children have been talking a lot lately about what they want to be when they grow up. Reynaldo has informed me that he wishes to be a Policeman and he wants to have one cat, one dog and a cell phone. Dominic wants to be a Pastor and Kiarrah wants to be a teacher, a mother and a fighter fighter(fire fighter)
I was curious to what you all wanted to be when you grew up. I know some of us still need to grow up :)

Saturday, June 07, 2008

Wedding News

Thursday evening we went to Jessica and Franks Wedding. Jessica is my son Reynaldo's Godmother and he was the ring bearer in the wedding. He did an awesome job. He looked extremely handsome. It was really humorous because he was dead set against wearing the tux but once people were telling him that he looked great he quickly changed his mind. Congratulations to the Bride and Groom. Your Wedding was so elegant and beautiful.