Pretending to be Sarah Jessica Parker

I’ve always loved memes – from the time they were passed around in middle school notebooks to the recent reincarnation in the blogosphere.  I also adore Sarah Jessica Parker.  A few month ago I watched a video interview she did with Vogue, “73 questions with SJP.”  It was fun and it gave me an idea for a blog.  I transcribed all the questioned and saved them for another day.  That day has come!  I’ve been working on an essay all week for a class I’m taking and my brain is fried.  I failed to hook up with Mama Kat this week and aside from a guest post at the Family Legacy Center, it’s been quiet here at The Latchkey Mom.  So if you’ll indulge me, I will pretend I am Miss Sarah Jessica Parker and answer Vogue’s questions:

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The First Day of School

It’s back-to-school today and the timing is right – even though it’s only August 7th!  A week ago I was dreading this day.  I didn’t want the summer to end.  I didn’t want to be a slave to the kids’ calendars.  I didn’t want to have to get up at 6 a.m. I didn’t want to pack lunches.  I didn’t want to face the homework.  But the universe has a funny way of bringing you around.  The day following my attack of dread, child number one tried to jump off our second floor balcony (the same child who jumped three years ago and broke his foot in the process).  Child number two slept till 10 a.m. and then spent all day watching wrestling and NASCAR – all day.  Number three suggested that a younger sibling do something so inappropriate that I cannot even hint to you what it was.  Number four spent the whole day in tighty-whiteys and when I asked why, I was told that he was trying to break the record for most days in a row wearing only underpants (and the same pair, to boot!).  Yeah, it’s time for summer to end.

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