FWIW, we gave up on craft camp and similar things because my greyhound couldn't take it. Even short ones had kids sitting still for too long. History camp (in the 19th century village) is pushing it, and I generally run her at the pool or park right after.
Attention span in minutes for an average kid is about their age, so an 8 year old likely needs to have things change up every 8 minutes. It's hard to remember these things when your own kids have a longer attention span.
Remodeling is an adventure. Woke up to all power flickering this morning and arcing at the power connection to the house. Yesterday, a wall collapsed, exposing two hidden electrical boxes with bare wires. Yes, the two events are most certainly linked. The main crew is great, though. And careful. I'd wish they'd wear hard hats when removing out brick wall, though.
Did a track workout last night as my RP was AWOL.
We finally got the results of Ds' eval. Two diagnoses seem to explain our issues. We got two more as bonus, but I'm skeptical about them. DH and I have agreed to treat the diagnoses we think are spot on, and if anything is left over, we'll do a new eval. We got referred to a speech therapist who is brilliant, and could pick up on DS' issues pretty quickly (after 4 years of pursuing diagnoses), and discovered a few more things. DS, it turns out, barely has a gag reflex. For a kid who stuffs his mouth habitually (or to compensate for his oral-motor issues), this is pretty scary. Speech therapy is now twice a week. 30 miles away. Through the city's worst traffic. At 4:30 pm. Joy. (but genuine joy at finding the right therapist)