Saturday, October 3, 2009

Holiday? What holiday??

Well, it's back to school for the kids and uni for me on Monday and I can honestly say that this last week just about killed me.  Having to contend with two teenagers over various teen issues and a 10 year old boy who won't be quiet or sit still, just about did it.  I'm a woman on the edge and I'm counting on returning to uni to give me some semblance of normality in my life. 

When my daughters were babies, I used to hear the stories about teenage girls and always thought they were far fetched.  I'm now contemplating studying Youth and Society or a Psychology elective to get my head around the phenomenon of the teenage brain!!!  I'm surrounded by them at uni but when they're your own children, I guess it's a different kettle of fish.

I did intend to spend the week relaxing with as many trashy magazines as I could and I've ended up mentally and physically exhausted!  I didn't even catch up on my Social Enterprise project for which we've got a presentation in two weeks.  On the positive side, I enjoyed working with the homeless and am considering changing majors and I finished reading The Tempest (and it's worth noting that in Shakespearean, the word "teen" means trouble!!!). 

I've only got about 4 weeks to go until the end of my first university semester, then I'm on holiday for the whole summer.  Hopefully things on the home front will settle down so I really can have a holiday. In the mean time the kids are in bed, the hubby's gone out and "Lost in Austen" beckons (as does a glass of red)!

1 comment:

  1. They will get used to your working schedule eventually! A glass of red & Lost in Austen sounds just right! It sounds strange that yoou are getting ready for summer and ours is really over now - chilly evenings and shorter days already.


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