Bedtime routine is one of them. We've been going earlier and getting up at 6 every morning. She is crabby. She doesn't want to read her book with me at night - I can read, but she doesn't want to. I solicited some advice, and bedtime is going to change. And there is going to be a clearly written list of things in order. She won't have to read, but if she acts up during the list, or during the reading I will do to finish out our book. I'm done with it then and there. It does make sense. I hope I can stick to it. She has been even more of a pain than usual on the bedtime routine since I started moving it earlier - and anxiety from worrying about school is there a bit, too.
I'm working out my own anxiety a bit by organizing my huge supply of craft stuff. Sorting out, purging some trash out of it etc... I also started listing some of my vintage patterns on the Etsy shop MarieMeyer.etsy.com again. These are patterns too small to use for Esme now, and I would like someone else to use them before they are ruined one way or another. I've been keeping them nice, but well... I'm not using them. They need a better home.
There's some from the 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s ... mostly sizes 2 to 6 little girls.
Simplicity 7196 and Simplicity 3316, two of the patterns I've used and am now ready to pass on.
Organized a lot in the sewing area - still have a ways to go... sat down and cut apart the skirt on one of her old dresses and made a pair of night shorts for her. Got everything ready for school tomorrow, lunch and snack packed, shoes and backpack located etc etc... made a list so we don't forget to get the lunch and take a picture tomorrow.