The car line is that special place where dreams of being a calm and gentle parent/driver go to idle, then die.
back to school
Middle school is a time of change for both kids and parents alike. Having two sons who will be in sixth and seventh grade this school year, I have come to see just how much the dynamic between us has shifted recently. The days of having two rambunctious little monkeys with an insatiable appetite for […]
The new school year is here, y’all, and that means open house or parent night is just around the corner. Here’s the thing about that, though. We teachers dread it. We don’t really want to be there. Like, at all. Especially if we’ve already been at school since 7 am, keeping children or teenagers from killing each […]
It’s almost that time of year again: Time to head back to school. I know, I know. Teachers and students across the country collectively want to punch me in the face right now (while parents likely want to French kiss me). Hey, don’t shoot (or tongue) the messenger, m’kay? It’s officially August (no matter how hard you’ve […]