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In My Brain Today: Lunch Date with 1st Grader

By Leslie Lindsay She told me that she wanted some special time with “just mommy.”   I told her it would have to wait.  (Ugh–what a mean mommy, I know).  While it’s so important to have that 1:1 bonding time with each individual child, it’s also down-right hard to fit it all in 24 hours. I know, I know…24 hours sure sounds like a lot of time, but factor in everything else everyone else needs all day long, and well, it’s embarrassingly true that it spending good, quality time with each child is nearly impossible. So, today–in just a matter of minutes–I will be having my special lunch date with my special first grader, my first-born.  She wants McDonalds for lunch and I am happy to oblige.   (Not really–I don’t love the fast-food mega-giant, nor do I love the artery-clogging foods, but well…whatever).  So, this morning as I dashed off the note to her teacher indicating that I will pick my darling daughter up just around lunch time to return her to school by the time lessons begin …