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When We Last Left Our Heroine. . .

Wow.  I just re-read my previous post from almost six months ago and tears filled my eyes.

Things were a roller coaster in my life after that.

My second niece, Older Brother's daughter, was born at the end of March a little early and spent some time in the NICU (always drama with that family, I tell ya).  I don't get to see her often but a little bit before school started, my parents were watching her--I offered some help and she's a real cutie.  Teething and a wee bit cranky, but cute. 

The end of the school year was just a matter of trying to make it out alive.  I was a bit sleep-deprived from doing my show but I was enjoying it immensely.  I desperately needed that outlet.  The problem students continued their behaviors because our principal was spread too thin trying to handle the dangerous ones, and the behaviors started to infect other kids.  I even wound up with negative marks on my teaching observation because fourth grade decided they DGAF whether the principal …

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