Tag Archives: School

Funny Run

The kids participated in their Fun Run, a school fundraiser where students run laps, and friends and family pledge donations. In the weeks before the Fun Run, the students watched a show during lunch to hype them for the coming … Continue reading

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Me & Odysseus

In the first week of school, my daughter Annabelle received two Falcon flyers.  This was a super big deal because she could turn them in for a prize.  I wasn’t sure where to take the flyers, so we stopped at … Continue reading

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Logging Lies

On the second day of school, Colin’s homework was to read for twenty minutes and fill out a reading log.  Colin reads a lot, so this log would be no problem.  But of course the day the reading log came … Continue reading

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School Mournings

Ugh.  That morning school rush.  We always arrive at the school gates at the same time, somewhere around rushed-but-can-still-make-it-o’clock.  This year, I also have to get our baby ready to go in the morning.  It seems like we’d never make … Continue reading

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Generation Y Work?

Colin has never liked school, mostly because he feels he could use the time in better ways.  I get that.  School is a lot of hours, and Lego construction is shockingly absent from the new common core. Before he started, … Continue reading

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A Pain in the Neck

I woke up one morning with a terrible cramp in my neck that hung on for days.   I tried to solve the problem by ignoring it, so for a while, whenever I wanted to look to my right, I had … Continue reading

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To Keep or Not to Keep

We have an issue with throwing things away in our family.  Mostly, that we don’t want to. Andy believes everything is useful.  From empty butter tubs to pencils that are too short, he has uses for everything.  He’s not a … Continue reading

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