Well, I don’t know about you, but after many rounds of Old McDonald Had a Fart at the dinner table tonight, I’m ready to send the kids back to school tomorrow… Lesson #1: It’s been a momentous week for me. Being featured on Huffington Post legitimized me as a blogger. Yelling at Little to stop […]
School’s out! It’s summer! You’d think those two simple sentences would have the kids and me jumping for joy. And, at 8:15am this morning — when we were all still in our pajamas and the three of them were giggling over a game they’d made up — those words did feel good. Really good. But last […]
Last week, I found myself having totally unrelated, but similar conversations with each of my children’s teachers. Conversations that, less than a year ago, seemed so very far out of reach.
You know what’s asking for trouble? Taking three sugared up kids shopping for school supplies. (Yep, they finally cashed in on that first-day-of-school ice cream I promised. On day four.) But I hit Office Depot with those chocolatey little buggers anyway. Because that’s how I roll.
As a child — all the way through high school, even — I wanted to be a teacher when I grew up. I’d play school, bossing everyone around, and thought, “What could be better?” Now that I’m an adult, and some of my closest friends are amazing teachers, I know that their job isn’t all […]