This is it. The day Griffin has been waiting for for almost 7 weeks.
He's off to College (High School).
I've been waiting and counting down the days too.
The summer holidays are OVER. YES !
Shame it's a Friday. But... at least we can get into the swing of things again. Bex and I shall enjoy the respite from having teenagers under foot all day.
I will take a photo of him in his uniform before he heads out the door. I've not seen him in the full uniform, so it will be a first for me too.
I'm quite excited to be honest. The last of my 'kids' to be heading off to College. My eldest is 36. It's been a LONG TIME coming.
Actually, just remembered he ain't go the school socks. I went to the uniform shop twice, and twice they didn't have any. I better remember to ring them today and see if they have any in now. Whoops, I should have done that a day or two ago me thinks.
Oh well. Shit happens.
I took a little video of Tallulah ANNOYING the shit outta Coco last night, here it is:
ABOVE: It's something to put on the blog for the start of the day!
Yesterday's post was devoid of any photos! That doesn't happen very often.
Right, I'm off to get the kids up, and take that photo of the boy.
But he was. He left way too early.
I'm left sitting here thinking, wondering how long it will take for Brylee to get herself in trouble? And if she will drag Griffin into her dramas?
*sigh* I've already decided if she does I'm taking her out of that school, and she will have to go to another college. And the closest one after Alfriston is Manurewa High, and it would take her over an hour to get there! (walking)
It's probably going to happen, and I have already talked to the school DP about it. The ONLY reason I would switch her schools would be to ensure Griffin is not affected by her behavior at school.
I've warned her what will happen if she gets herself OR Griffin in trouble. I doubt she believes me!
edit: I'm know I'm coming across as all negative about Brylee and her behavior, but the past speaks for itself.
IF I move her, I'm sure she will continue to get in trouble at whatever school she's at.
But at least she won't be able to drag Griffin into it.
*waves* Hi Brylee, is it comfy in the library reading this then?
Oh dear. Upset someone with my NEGATIVITY about Brylee.
Sorry. You don't live with her. You don't have to deal with the consequences of her behavior.
Yes, sometimes she can be quite nice. But seriously... who wants to hear she was a nice girl today and didn't annoy/swear/be disrespectful/punch anyone today?
ALSO... just to be clear... Griffin is no saint either, but he's NEVER EVER hit anyone at school, caused any drama or been SUSPENDED from school for being a bully.
I went down to the Uniform Shop to finally get some school socks for Griffin, they came in yesterday.
AND the queue was out the door and half way down the stairs. So I turned around and came home again.
In this heat I doubt I could have lasted standing in that heat for 'god knows how long' it would have taken to get to the counter. And all for a pair of socks? NAH.
Oh shit! Tracy! I was not having a go at your comment! I was having a mini rant about a certain family member's text message to me this morning... Not at your comment. Stew and Steve both thought I was perhaps having a go at you. NOPE, not at all.
Both kids came home and said they'd had good days, so that's great.
Shame it's a Friday though... I certainly felt like it was a Monday! Oh well, two more days and they will be back for almost a full week of school.
End of Day: a nice day really, I got heaps of washing done, did the vacuming and generally tidied up my house. I like that, all nice and tidy. Just in time for the weekend, when they are all home and can mess it up again!