Sunday, October 24, 2010

It's Going to Happen This Week

1.  Zack is quitting bottles.  We're going to break him of the habit.  I've had it with washing bottle nipples and spending $5 on a set of new ones when he bites them apart.  AJ has been drinking from sippy cups for a few months now, it's time Zack caught up.  I'm making zero progress getting the kid potty trained, but I know I can help him break the bottle habit.  History:  Here's where the bottles-to-sippies transition began.  It continued here.  And yet again, here.  Here's where I talked about the potty training debacle.

2.  I'm going to sort through and file this pile of documents and papers on a shelf in the kitchen that needs to be filed.  It's all things from different doctors, teachers, therapists, counselors, etc. from the past few years.  I started out really organized with a filing cabinet with color-coded files, and a three-ring binder, everything.   Then one day I started piling things next to the filing cabinet, saying to myself I'll file this later....

Now that pile is about as high as your average kindergartener.

This week I'm going to sort through it.  What spurred on this need to reconcile my filing cabinet with the pile of papers?  Well, the Waisman Center in Madison, WI wants my boys to participate in a study about how kids with Fragile X learn language and gain speech skills.  And they need copies of the lab results showing the boys' diagnosis of Fragile X.  And I know they are somewhere in that pile of stuff.


Alissa said...

I love organizing! If you need help, give me a shout. Nothing better on a rainy afternoon than a stack of papers that need sorting and filing!

The Hanlins said...
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The Hanlins said...

good luck. the pic in this post!

Kim and Steve said...

Send me some of that motivation!

Anonymous said...

That is a lot of change and I am glad I am not you (no offense) Sarah got potty trained this past June after trying FOREVER! Some days I still can't believe that she wears underwear. All of that work is over.

You will be done soon too.

As far as the paperwork? Oh my. I used to be super organized and color coded too. I had a file for every single thing and now I just throw it all in a cupboard. I can thank blogging for that one.

Joey Lynn Resciniti said...

Look at those smiles! Such handsome boys. Papers pile up around here too. Every day a new pile, I need some kind of an organized inbox type thing.


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