Hi!!! Just popping in quickly to catch up!!
Had a skim through so will respond to what I can remember!!
Cai - I feel like Ryan is a bit 'different' sometimes. Actually I KNOW he is different, lol! We have him at a therapist right now to help with his inability to self-regulate. This causes his tantrums and it also results in him being a bit forceful with other kids IYKWIM? He just comes accross as intense and that causes some kids to shy away from him (breaks my heart
Personally I think that Nate's intelligence might make it a bit difficult for him to relate to other kids but he will find his own way in time. There are always commonalities with kids even if we don't see it!
Ryan asks a lot of strange questions, What's inside blood, what's inside your hair? Who made the earth? Is God magic? Who made God?!! Mostly though he talks about Harry Potter, Spiderman, Ben 10 etc which is the main topic of conversation at school!
Renee - I feel for you sweet
Such a huge adjustment for you on so many levels. I agree with Leesa, maybe you could start blogging!! You are a most entertaining lady, I would certainly follow it!! MWAH xx
Leesa - I was so sorry to hear about your Dad. hugs to you and your Mum, it must be so hard for you both
Enjoy your trip to the Gold Coast, I am sure you will all have a ball.
Karina - We are having a Gymnastics party for Ryan this year. The local gymnastics club does hosted parties for reasonable prices, then I am just doing boxed food (think Happy Meal but healthier!) for each child. I usually do them at home, but with Uni this year it is just too hard.
Mardi - I saw your post form a while ago. I am still sure I want to teach, lol!! I know report time is particularly stressful, I watched my prac teacher go through it and I am sure I will stress when I am going through it! I really enjoyed my prac (although mega-exhausted!) so I figure that is a good sign!!
Ok, that's all I can see so huge hugs to everyone else xxx
Well, me..... I am enjoying my holidays which feel long overdue!! Have just finished my 4 weeks of full time prac which was lots of fun and lots of stress (in equal amounts!) but I did really well. I got a glowing report from my mentor teacher adn feel much more confident about the whole teaching process now
The next 3 weeks are hopefully going to be full of rest and relaxation!! We are off to Bali next week which I am HANGING OUT for, so are the kids!! Now I am home, I have been pulling all their summer clothes out of their drawers and just put them straight in a suitcase, so we are just about all packed!!
I also got a new car (some of you may have seen the pic on FB) which I am in LOVE with. It's a bright blue bogan-mobile (Commodore SV6) as DH calls it
and despite his initial stress about buying a new car, he has fallen equally in love with it! It is so much bigger than my little Corolla which is great but a rather large adjustment when parking!
Ok, I am heading off to bed.
Much love to all