School starts in a little more than ten days. Every September I do the same thing. I vow to start the school year off differently. And then I disappoint myself by not following through. This year will be different. This year I will not disappoint myself. Because this year I will be realistic. Here is […]
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Everything I need to know about parenting I learned from my six-year-old..
Facebook goes through several really annoying periods each year. The number one most irritating phase? The look-where-I-put-the-Elf-on-the-Shelf phase, which rears its ugly head in December. I don’t give a crap about your Elf on the Shelf. The EOTS phase is followed closely by the Disney World phase. The Spring-Break-here’s-my-kid-on-a-plane, and with a tropical drink, and […]
Dear Teachers, As we enter another school year, I want to take a minute to write you this note and let you know how much I appreciate what you are about to embark upon with my children. But first, a little story. My favorite, and most influential, teacher of all time was my 5th grade […]