Little girl’s teacher sent me note yesterday that said, “Can you speak with H about her talking and playing in class’s and in the lunch room?” Absolutely. So on the way home from school we had a discussion about what happened and why her teacher was so put out with H’s behavior yesterday that she … More What is wrong with our schools? One word – STUPID.
News Flash – Kids Lie. Don’t know if you knew that or not but sweet little cherubs are prone to covering their backsides when confronted about a misdeed. I had to remind myself of this fact of life this weekend when face to face with my sweet little ray of sunshine’s less than truthful statement … More Honesty
Tim and I have a little inside joke. He often asks me to look at stuff as we are driving down the road and often I can’t see what he is pointing out. In the past this frustrated him and he would point again and tell me it is right, there. I’d get angry and … More Perspective
Last time I blogged was April, that seems like a life time ago and yet just a few weeks ago all at the same time. Here’s a very quick run down of what has happened in the last six months: April – R went home, we packed and moved to Savannah where we both started … More Update – Are you kidding me?
This week our little Stinker King had a MAJOR project due at school. I spent 18 hours building it, putting together a trifold display, making a prototype and writing a paper in an 8/9 year old voice. I know, I know. Kids are supposed to do their own projects for school and I should have … More Jim Grigsby, you rock!
Just when our new normal is about to feel, well, normal, things they are a changin’. Since my last post, we have gotten real used to sharing our space and our life with little Miss. We are enjoying most of our time with her, occasional temper tantrum not withstanding. Tim is now helping to coach … More More turns ahead
Tomorrow will mark three months of doing this thing so many of you have done already that we are just now trying out – parenting. What a crazy way to learn how to do it. We are now fostering just one child. The older brother had many issues that just seemed to be compounding and … More Update – and more lessons