I'm posting this here because she hasn't been very difficult child-like this summer. Really. She's done really well recently despite fighting being overtired from too much fun, lol. She's still ***too*** clingy for my liking (doesn't like me out of her sight) and rather scattered (but she's sleep deprived too). But she's mostly doing well. She even seems to be able to adjust her attitude fairly quickly when pointed out to her. So... she's been having fun. Went on vacation with husband & I to spend time with her cousins from out-of-state. Been to the drive-in a few times. Has had friends over to play and swim. Went to friends to play & swim. Had sleep-overs. Loves her new frogs, even though we discovered that they are, in her words. (gulp!) "married". She's played with her friend from AZ: they use the audio from Skype to talk and go on Build-A-Bearville together. She plays her DSi, listens to music on her Nano, is currently reading two books and has been drawing in her sketch book like crazy. Her room is trashed, lol. She been preparing her own lunch and breakfast most days. She started rehearsals this week in a local company's production of the Wizard of Oz as a munchin and hopes to get a second role as a flying monkey. This is good because she has been very self-conscious about singing in front of others. She decided to stop cheer... said it wasn't fun anymore and the only thing she liked about it last year was wearing the uniform to school on spirit day. She's still swimming and she's decided to try dance again. Tap, specifically. She's looking forward to learning viola this year for orchestra. She'll be a Junior Girl Scout this year. She's doing vacation bible school this week and goes to girl scout day camp next week. She'll go to art camp the following week. I don't know when we got to this point. But lately she's been passing for normal or even above-average. I'm happy (for now).