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Kindergarten Exhaustion and Yummy Lunches

We’ve reached the end of the kids’ first week back to school, some of us a little more tired than others. (Full disclosure: Leah and I both dozed off this afternoon while we were reading together and I just happened to wake up first.) Full-day kindergarten has left Leah completely exhausted by the time sheContinue Reading

Back to School

As of two weeks ago, I have been completely ready for Adam and Leah to head back to school and out of my hair. I love them dearly, but their laissez-faire attitude and our distinct lack of schedule over the summer drives me batty. And to be fair, I think they were ready for SeptemberContinue Reading

Through the Lens Thursday: Schoolwork

After I brought Adam home from school this afternoon, I headed straight back for Meet-the-Teacher Hour, during which I got to chat with teachers and fellow parents — and then take snapshots of the kids’ schoolwork. Adam is apparently still in his Everything Must Somehow Relate to Star Wars phase. He also has incredibly neat printing. MostContinue Reading

Tuesday Tidbits: Speech and Stuff

Some days I really wish Science would catch up with Science Fiction. It’s 2012 and I still don’t have a teleporter, which made getting Leah to her speech class today a rather lengthy journey. It took about an hour and forty-five minutes each way by bus this afternoon. For a 45-minute class. Sigh. At leastContinue Reading

Friday Miscellany

Adam and I continue to enjoy our Friday afternoon coffee dates — this has quickly become one of my favourite events of the week (and not just because I get to drink coffee). Today we spent our time mapping out our summer vacation: Adam has serious plans, involving math, science, baking, knitting and sewing. He’s alreadyContinue Reading