Still was not feeling well. Slightly feverish. But I didn't notice that until later in the day.
Went to meeting and the kids came in and there were some minor problems that were dealt with appropriately with the help of someone who was not me.
Middle child was giggling at a friend of his and an unrelated adult placed herself strategically between them. Perfect.
The other awesome thing that happened was that the youngest one came in with an armful of stuffed animals (to serve as a focus and make it easier to sit quietly with the whole community).
When she saw that her brother was grumpy she tried-- very very quietly-- to cheer him up by giving him a stuffed skunk. When that didn't work she tried the bunny. That failing, she pulled out the big guns and tried the stuffed snake-- pointing out that it had his favorite color on it so it should make him feel better.
Grateful Crap: Having a faith community that feels like home (when I let it.)
Finally took meds -- 150mg sertraline, 450mg bupropion
went to meeting
spent time with middle child-- need to do this more often
Quaker, teacher, parent,