This afternoon Jena was upset about her teacher saying she cheated on a test and deducting 10 points.
This evening Miles was upset because he was starving and he didn't like what I cooked for supper and he went to bed hungry.
Tonite Ella was upset because it is the last week of the six weeks and she is stressed and overwhelmed and she procrastinates.
Sam spoke between 10-15 words to us today. ALL DAY. TOTAL. COMBINED.
It doesn't end.
Sometimes it really sucks.
I am exhausted.
And I wouldn't change a single thing.
I love these kids so much and I am trying so hard.
As long as they know we love them and they are all I ever wanted.
The days have been long and a bit dark.
I must move forward and surround these people with love.
And in turn surround myself with love.
Every night without fail I close my eyes singing this song from my childhood. It comes out of nowhere and is like a security blanket in the long dark hours.