I am blessed to be able to job share this year. I teach in the afternoon all week with a focus on reading and writing. My teammate and I work closely to make sure that we are supporting each other with topics that we are both teaching. It has worked out wonderfully and gives me the opportunity to spend some one-on-one time with my daughter. During conference weeks, we alternate days (early release) and then share the conferences together. Today, I did not have to teach and we are finished with conference. This gave me the whole day with my youngest munchkins (Kindergartners don't go to school during conference week) and my daughter.
It was so nice to have this time with them. We headed to the grocery store after dropping off my oldest son. J and I got something tasty at the Starbucks and began our trip. With each stop in the aisle, came a huge bear hug.
"I'm so glad that we get a special day together mama!"
My heart just about melted. My son is such a loving, sweet little man. I am so lucky to have him as my son. When he was younger, we used to take trips to Barnes and Noble to have breakfast and look at books. I miss that time as was reminded of how special it was when we were together today.
We got home and snuggled on the couch and talked about plans for Spring Break. He is such a smart and thoughtful young man. He put a lot of thought into the events he'd like to attend. I am so excited to have calm, not rushed, fun time together. One more day, and then let the vacation time begin!