You Think December Is Busy? Why It's Got Nothing on September & Back-to-School Time by Kim Kusiciel

You Think December Is Busy? Why It's Got Nothing on September & Back-to-School Time

You did it! If your kids returned to in-person school, you dropped your kids off at school for their first day. You think you can breathe a sigh of relief? Nope

September is gonna drive you mad. Not the upset kind, but the crazy kind. Why?

  • The schedules (after and before-school activities).
  • Sending in school forms.
  • Signing up for classroom helper jobs.
  • Volunteering for the PTA.

Yep, you'll feel like you're running a marathon, and that's only Monday. Come Friday you'll have:

  • To keep track of special spirit wear days.
  • Bring books back for the library.
  • Locate the homework (I don't know how it gets lost in a backpack, but it does!).
  • Do the homework.
  • Send in pennies for a purpose.
  • Fill out more forms for who knows why.

You'll be ready for any reason to be sent to a mommy time-out. And if your children play any sports, join clubs, try out for a play or play an instrument then you'll really be insane, because there is no way we can do it all on our own.

Thank goodness for a good tribe to keep us sane – or at least toast the weekend with! Cheers to getting out of it alive! 

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Elisa Schmitz
You said it, Kim Kusiciel! Thanks for expressing what so many parents are feeling right now. It helps to know we're not alone! ❤️
Meredith Schneider
Oh my goodness Kim Kusiciel , it's like you took the words right out of my mouth.. All you listed x4 kids! Ahhhhhhhh! Is it time for wine yet?! LOL!
Kim Kusiciel
I want to say I am thriving, but I am really only surviving.

Is "surthriving" a thing??? lol Maybe that's what I am feeling right now!
Gail Harris
It does seem like a madhouse @kimkusiciel. I got lucky this year. My son, who is in 9th grade is going to a school that provides lunch. My life totally opened up. Enjoy.
Kim Kusiciel
Luckily, my kids eat lunch from school a few days a week, but when I have to make them it's always chaotic!
Gail Harris
I only have one kid and it's ... a real path to be on. Really makes me stronger. Bravo to all moms who have more than one.
Ann Marie Patitucci
YES! September is insane. I am struggling to keep up!
Kim Kusiciel
I wish it would just calm down, I know it will... but I need some extra breath to keep up!
Heidi Hoblit Graham
But then they go to college and you're desperate for the chaos...
Kim Kusiciel
Yes! I know I will. Trying to keep it in perspective. XOXO Love that you are here Heidi Hoblit Graham! Write some tips! :)
Gwen Johnson
Hell ya! September is the worst!! :)
Mike Prochaska
Yeah September sucks

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