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
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?
Grace and Kevin entered the empty waiting bus for the State Fair first. Graham and I followed. The bus driver had everyone else wait while he and Kevin made sure Grace was all fastened down for the ride. Graham chose seats for he and I. He chose the bench right by the accordion on the … Continue reading Our state fair is a great state fair
National Sibling day was actually April 10th. I’m a little behind. I realized that day I didn’t have any fun old pictures of me with my siblings – I need to fix that next time I’m in Jesup. But I did have some pictures of Grace and Graham and so I put one out on … Continue reading National Sibling Day
When Grace was two and we were much newer at special needs parenting we grappled with this feeling of always being vulnerable simply because Grace was Grace. We could be having a great day but find ourselves quickly feeling miserable, or angry, or scared, or frustrated by big or little things. It could be the … Continue reading a pink helmet production