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Gonna be a long winter

I remember at one point last winter feeling as if I was going to lose my mind. The girls were wild. The weather sucked. We didn't get out much. It was a perfect storm for horrible behavior. I swear that all of the inside time makes every issue we deal with with the girls grow bigger and bigger. It looks like this year will be no different.

We are barely into winter. The weather here has barely even been cold. Yet, as the days get colder and colder the behavior gets worse and worse. They're not sleeping well. They fight non-stop. They are making a career of trying to drive us both absolutely nuts.

When the weather is warmer we get lulled into a false sense of security. They are outside more, therefore behave better when we are inside AND they sleep better. Ever summer I start thinking how much they are "outgrowing their issues". Then the winter comes and I get whacked in the face with reality.

So there is:



AND COUNTING!

2 comments:

Plant Girl 11:21 AM  

We're stir crazy here too. My fear though, is that since winter is taking so long to appear, it will take forever to leave as well.

Anonymous 4:54 AM  

Facing the same issues here. We've signed our boys up for indoor (of course!) swimming lessons. At least that gives us 2 evenings of activity where everyone gets worn out. Now to find something for the other 5 days in the week.....

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