I want a vacation, somewhere warm, where the sun is out and the current temperature is in the double digits.
I need a job to pay for that vacation.
I want a solution for my son’s emotional hysterics.
I need a solution for my son’s emotional hysterics.
(Best friend moving has not gotten easier, it’s gotten worse. And it comes out of nowhere, and is only a visible symptom of his general anxiety. This is difficult for all involved, and is leading me to look into all kinds of options I never would have considered. For example, homeschooling or a private school for twice-exceptional learners. Sigh. See previous need on job.)
I want a MacBook for Christmas.
I need Princess the PMSing Laptop back from the shop already.
I want to curl up on the couch and read or watch TV and just let my emotional breakdown of this afternoon fade away.
I need to start herding the boys towards homework.
I want a glass of wine.
I need a glass of wine.
Wants vs. needs. You never know what’s on the list on any given day.