Today was Number 5 and 6’s birthday and also Number 3’s 8th grade moving up ceremony. I’ll get to the birthdays tomorrow. Today was very busy and very tiring and I just wanna go to bed but I am 4 for 4 with 4 posts in 30 days, and I am on a massive action […]
Number 4’s debut and a new feature on the blog!
A month or so ago I wrote a post declaring that I wanted to start reading again. Before I had kids I used to read all the time. Then the kids came, and they kept coming, and I didn’t have the time or the desire or the energy to read anything for a sustained period of […]
Mom, what if I don’t get into the high class?
Number 3 is in the middle of standardized testing at school. He came home last week really worried. “Mom, my teacher told me that if we didn’t get a high score we wouldn’t get put in the high classes next year.” Ugh. “But she said if we aren’t in a high class one year, we can […]
In expanded notation that would be (8 * 10) + (4 * 1)
The transition from 4th grade to 5th grade in the school district I live in can be tough for some kids. The social and independent part of it has been great for Number 3. And the homework hasn’t been too bad either. But the pace of the math program is really hard for him. That’s […]
Raising the bar.
I’ve been talking a lot about Number 6 and his transition into kindergarten this week, but one of the other kids has had a pretty big transition, too. This year, Number 3 moved from the elementary school up to the middle school. I know it’s not like he scaled Mount Everest or anything. But this is kind […]