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
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?
Once a year as I prepare to write this Christmas note I spend some time on my cell phone looking back at the pictures I’ve taken over the past year. The usual things are there: Grace’s birthday, Graham in snow, Easter, last day of school, summer vacation, sparklers on the 4th of July, food, … Continue reading The top of the Christmas tree didn’t light up
I’m just being upfront. I am not ready for fall. The kids are ten days into school and I still just can’t get myself to lean into it. We had a really great summer. We started the summer in Niagara Falls by way of Michigan. We visited an insanely large Christmas store, enjoyed the beaches … Continue reading Not Ready for Fall