I have somehow found myself here again. Here being the eve of Kindergarten. I did this once before, this Kindergarten thing, with my first baby. But it’s not easier. In fact, it’s harder. Harder because I see the result of Kindergarten walking around in my kitchen, shirtless, leaving cupboards open, wrappers on the counter, explaining to me … More I Hate Kindergarten
To all the teachers, this post is for you. In fact, I have sat here with my fingers motionless on the keypad stuck in writers block because I want to make this perfect for you. I want to tell you, “Thank you!” Or wish you, “Good luck!” Or I even thought of “You are a difference … More Teachers, Please Keep Jumping
I was so proud of myself; it was Sunday night, the night before my son’s first day of school, and I had managed to gather together a lunch for him to proudly carry in his Mario lunchbox. A cinnamon raisin bagel with strawberry cream cheese, a Chobani gogurt, a peach, and a rice crispy treat … More School Lunch Wars
A letter to my son’s Kindergarten teacher. … More Dear Kindergarten Teacher,
We all mean well. We really do. Like when you’re 8 months pregnant and someone says to you, “Wow, you look big!” Surely, they are not telling you, “Oh my, look how fat you are!” Of course not. They just had a mere case of Volcano Mouth- erupting before thinking. Again, we all mean well, … More Wash Your Mouth Out… 10 Things NOT to Say to Teachers!
It’s that time of year again- report cards, statewide assessments, and of course Cabin Fever! Yep, kids are anxiously awaiting Spring Break, while teachers are vigorously preparing for another round of Parent-Teacher Conferences! As a parent, this is your opportunity to get a sneak peak into the academic and behavioral growth and development of your … More 10 Tips for a Successful Parent-Teacher Conference