Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Knockin' it out!

Up early, I really had all intentions of sleeping in this morning, here it is, before 10 and I'm up bloggin'.  It's my first official day of summer break.  The kids are sleeping and may be for a while since I let them stay up until 1am last night.  I KNOW!  Bad Mama.  But I was busy taking my college assessment test and they were quiet, so HEY!  Why not!

Yes COLLEGE.  I am officially a student at Kaplain University!

(insert applause here!)

Here I am 32 years old and I'm all excited about finally going back to school.  It's time to knock it out. I finally feel like I doing something for myself.  I skipped out on college back in the days and went almost straight into the family life and have always felt that something was missing.  I have always doubt myself when it came to going to school.  Never thought I was going to be able to do it.  I'm no scholar, you know?

How can I preach to my kids the importance of education if I didn't even do it myself?  One thing I try to teach them is that what's in your mind can never be taken away.  The older they get and the more that I preach it to them, the more I realize that I have to practice it.

So, say HELLO to Kay!  THE STUDENT!

(I took my assessment test last night and realized just how dumb I am in math.)


So, I'm sitting in my room, surfing the net and hear the door chime beep and someone come into the house breathing hard.  Around the hall corner I see Cam and I go back to surfing.

Cam:  Ma, Just got another tooth knocked out.

He smiles.

I glance up and see a bloody mouth with a new black space where a tooth once was.

Me:  Baby tooth, right?

Cam:  Yep.

And I turn my attention back to my computer. No big deal. It was a baby tooth, right?  He was gonna lose it anyway....

Me: So what happened?

Cam, with a nonchalant shrug of his shoulders, replies:   On the trampoline. 

And he walks into the bathroom to rinse.

Me:  Are any of your teeth going to come out naturally?

Cam:  NOPE!

If I'm not mistaken, the last 2 teeth were knocked out by his brother.  I later found out that his brother tripped him on the trampoline cause him to fall and knock this one out to.  I wonder what's going to happen when he runs out of baby teeth??


Shayla said...

well it's a good thing he has such a helpful brother willing to help him lose his baby teeth..lol!

Yay for college!!! i go online to WGU!!! I love it! and since Im a coastie wife and will be moving around its good that my college is online :)

Congratulations on making the decision, getting accepted, and starting your college career :)

if it makes you feel any better I am TERRIBLE at math!!!!

Chocolate Covered Daydreams said...

That's so exciting...the college not the missing tooth.

Don't let math mess with you. You'll get it.

What will you be majoring in?

La'Tonya Richardson said...

Congrats on going back to school. It makes a difference when you're doing something for yourself. As a college instructor, I've found that the older, or nontraditional student does better than the young or traditional ones.

Good luck!