Category Archives: education

My New Crush: Alexandria Ocasio Cortez

July 1st 2017   What a way to start off the 2nd half of this horrific year, with a win by this spunky young self-styled Democratic-Socialist from the Bronx, upsetting an old moldy Democrat in Congress.  Booyah! ‘This is the … Continue reading

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Southern Momma for the DA-EY

June 25th 2018 Hey Sis! I’m ’bout to drop yer baeby off at the medical conference.   This how y’all do it? Souther Momma’s First Day of School Car Line [2:37]:    Lemme know al’raght?!? Love you!! ♥♥

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To Circus Camp with Gavin

Sunday, June 24th 2018 Also Cousin Dawson’s second day with us! 2018-06-24 TO CIRCUS CAMP WITH GAVIN [1:36]:   ♥♥♥♥♥

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At Rise: Read It Or Else

Wednesday, June 13th 2018   AT RISE:  Mom and kids are about to head for the bus to school. Gavin:  Mom.  Before I leave, I’m going to bring you the book HERA.  And you must have it read by NEXT … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Bucket Busting

Wednesday, May 23rd 2018 Although partnering with Dr. Bucket Buster mostly defies description, here are three gems from today.   1)  Playing the Window:  Who’s Turn is it Anyway? A young boy and his father are in the room.  Bucket … Continue reading

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First Grade Progress

Saturday, May 12th 2018 After all the storm and stress of No Progress and Spaghetti, I receive this additional report from ClaraJane’s assistant teacher:   That she has been afraid to raise her hand is a topic that has bewildered … Continue reading

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Parenting: No Progress Report

Friday, May 11th 2018 After much to-do about each of the kids’ Weekly Progress Reports -aka: “Smiley Face Chart”-  it’s Friday and they each come home empty handed.  After all the discussions, supportive questions and encouraging reminders etc.,  it’s finally Friday.  … Continue reading

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