I know I haven't been posting this week. Both of my children have been sick with fever/colds. E's cold developed into an ear infection, so we've had two nights with very limited sleep. The children have been a bit needier during the day, and I haven't had the energy to do much for posting. (I did finish a great book over the weekend...Not a Sparrow Falls. I'll write about it soon, I hope.
I have learned the joy of juice boxes. I'm typically too frugal to drink juice boxes at home (and only out for special occasions), but this week I have been encouraging the children to drink lots, and especially water and juice. M did go to school today for the first time all week after the doctor's office said she could. She still has an awful cough when she laughs, cries, or gets physically active, but overall, she is doing much better.
I'm hoping tonight means some sleep for E and me.
(Oh, neither of my children have distinct symptoms for ear infection. Neither ever tugged at the ear! It makes the guessing game of Is My Child Really Sick Enough to Go to the Doctor fun.)
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