The biggest problem, I’ve found, with any serious disruption to our routine is that no matter how plastic the Monster is in terms of schedule disruption, large-scale disruptions don’t go over well, especially when coupled with copious free time. The perfect-storm of being stuck in the house for five days – the Monster’s school was closed on Friday as well – and having little enough to do is getting to the children. Continue reading →
Living in Maryland, the weather is the worst part of the winter.
Certainly, we don’t get it as badly as I did where I grew up, where we got hit with serious snow multiple times a winter. Nor are we getting it even as badly once as Boston has on multiple occasions this winter. But… let’s just say that Maryland is a little nervous when it comes to the white stuff – they seem to close schools at the drop of a hat. (I’m exaggerating, but only slightly.)
So… this week, schools were closed on Monday, and then closed early on Tuesday due to the weather. Continue reading →