Well, people...I've been excited to blog about this for a couple of weeks now and I'm finally free to do so. Thanks to a wonderful opportunity at my dad's office (due to the fact that my mom does the job of 5 people!), I've resigned my position at my school and will work part time so I can stay home with B part of the week. WHEE! Now, its not full-time stay-at-home or anything because J and I are just not in that place right now...but I'm going to take what I can get and be joyful!
I'll miss the beautiful hearts of my students and will cherish all the lessons they've taught me over the last 5 years, but man am I excited to do something new. I never thought I'd want to be a stay-at-home lady, but this year has made me yearn for more and more time with my angel. I'm thankful to still have an opportunity to work so I can keep my skills up and have that "special" feeling I get when I get home to Bridget. Its true what people say: absence does make the heart grow fonder...though its impossible to think the heart can grow any fonder of our babies, right?? They already take up the whole stinkin' thing! Regardless, its true for me. I like that feeling and I like the fact that B will still get to see Miss Carmen on a semi-regular basis. They have such a special relationship :).
I've been thinking of going back to school for a few years now, but the money, time, and energy just haven't been there. Well, they'll never be there...just like when babies arrive. I've learned that things just happen the way they will and sometimes you just have to jump in the deep end! After about a year, I plan to go to law school (take the LSAT...again...do well enough to get accepted...again...etc, etc, etc) and then work at my dad's office as an attorney instead of an administrative assistant. Thankfully, that's more of a 5 year plan so for now, I'm just enjoying my last few weeks as a teacher and I'm pumped about what the future holds.
Thanks, Mom, for gifting me with the love of learning. She went back to school 3 times for more degrees and has held many different jobs, all of which she loved. There's just too many things out there to try and life is so short. I'm ready to do it all! Of course, mommyhood being the number 1. Thanks, Bridget for giving me that experience :).
Did I mention that I'm excited???