and so today they closed at 10
why bother to even go in?
At the school it’s all quiet
I don’t know why – I was expecting a stampeding riot
the Eldest, is running around screaching, up a tree
the Youngest escapes from his space at my knee
‘cool, ‘cool, ‘cool’ – he chants
His sister is doing a victory dance
she can’t wait to go to Grade One
I hope it lasts, this sense of Fun
We snap a pic of her and Teach
they’ve packed up all the toys and books out of reach
And now we’re at home
I’ve read them each a tome
Now what? A month of this?
Someone must be taking the piss!
Although maybe it’s not all bad
there is one thing that is making me glad
I get to influence them like I want
teach them what is important
deal with the difficult questions and encourage more
show them how to use a card when we go to the store
fill in the gaps that the school doesn’t get to
that’s a plan for a month – and then Shoo, shoo, shoo
I’m done for in January and will need a break of my own
but wait that’s not possible, this Mommy job has a contract of stone.