My son started 6th Grade today. I decided that I was going to try to take my kids to school this year. My hubby doesn’t have to be to work until 9 am right now. Last year, he didn’t have to be to work until 8:30 am and the kids were late all the time. We open-enroll them so the school district has to approve the kids every year and they are strict on attendance and grades. Every three tardies is one absence. I’m tired of worrying about them getting in trouble for tardies. This morning went well. I made sure I took my meds, ate a little something and had coffee before we left. I still had to make sure I concentrate on the road. Even small distractions are dangerous for me in the morning. I was distracted by a mosquito and freaked out the kids when I was trying to kill it. I had to slam on my brakes when an old guy didn’t have his blinker on and turned in front of me when I thought he was going straight. I started to go into the gutter when I was singing along to the radio and looking at the corn fields. Tomorrow will be the real test when I have three kids to drop off and the traffic is tripled.
I’m not as anxious about him starting sixth grade. I was excited for him this morning and I didn’t cry when I dropped him off. It was a near thing. I’m dealing with PMS so that is consuming most of my energy. I have to do laundry today so that might affect tomorrow as well. Wish me luck!