First taste of winter. Hardly alpine skiing conditions but at least it feels like winter. In some parts of Austria they have had 10 feet of snow falling over just 15 days. England grinds to a halt when we get 6 inches…..
Our son had been clinging onto the hope of a Monday school closure. I always suspected he would be disappointed. The school has many faults but it does seem immune to the weather. It never seems to close.
It feels so cold in my heart today.
You get mornings when you are tired and then you get mornings when you are TIRED. Today I just can’t get going. Lack of sleep eventually gets to everyone. It did this morning and I hate it.
As the school bus trundled down the road.
“Dad I don’t want to get on the bus, will you drive me”.
I realise how daunting that trip is to our son and my usual answer would be – don’t worry, no harm done let’s get in the car.
Today I told him to get onto the bus. As soon as he was on the bus my mind had cleared. What was I thinking of. What a prat…
Am I just looking for excuses. Probably it’s just down to awful parenting. Part of me is hoping I can blame fatigue. The other part of my brain is looking to give myself a good kicking. Will certainly try to make it up to the little fella tonight. Must raise my game, son deserves better than this…..