A croquet (Graham pronounces it crocket) set arrived on our doorstep this weekend. We didn’t order it, which means someone out in the world read the blog and responded. You made us speechless. We are so grateful. I wanted you to know that we put it all together and played. There were lots of oohs … Continue reading Thank you
I wanted to record where we are now and I set out to write a normal blog but I found I couldn’t do it. What I can do is offer this list of thoughts. Grace was made for quarantine life. With toys and us she’s content. She’s enjoying sleeping in until 8 am. I wish … Continue reading Quarantine Update 4.27
We’ve decided to keep Grace at the 6-7 building for an extra year. In doing our due diligence we talked with a lot of people, we met with the 8-9 teacher, we saw the next school, we heard over and over we couldn’t make a bad choice. We also heard (from some of you that … Continue reading Staying Put with a Little Looking Back
Today I went to Scratch cupcakes and got four cupcakes: carrot, chocolate brownie, chocolate peanut butter, and princess. After that I swung by Fareway and bought Cheetos. Tonight, we celebrate Grace’s 14th birthday. She may refuse the cupcake but what matters is that we tried. She hardly ever refuses Cheetos. Today I really let myself … Continue reading 14
In the school system our kids are in you go to one school for grades K-5, another for grades 6-7, another for 8-9, and then the last for grades 10-12. My one school building that held grades K-12 childhood in no way prepares me to even know how to approach that much change for Grace … Continue reading Are we overthinking this?