Category Archives: school

Evidence They Get Along: Baby Fish

Tuesday, December 12th 2017 After ClaraJane completes her movie star walk to class this morning like a BOSS  –lead by her brother and flanked by both her Mom AND her Dad–  Gavin invites her into his classroom to come see … Continue reading

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Our Revolution: Friendly Neighborhood Politicians

Monday, October 23rd 2017 I went to the rally to slake the parched chokehold of desperation in the desert of what is our currently horrifying Chump-inspired global political climate.   And to get a better sense of our City Council candidates before … Continue reading

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Tutor Treason

Sunday, October 22nd 2017   I don’t really know WHAT I did wrong while trying to support ClaraJane in tackling her Math Journal, but she certainly let me know WHEN.   “Great strategy honey!  Though doesn’t your teacher need to … Continue reading

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Gavin’s 4th Grade Trip to Thompson Island

Wednesday, September 27th 2017 Considering how much our flamly adores camping on Boston Harbor Islands, it came as a surprise when our son became dead-set against going on his overnight class field trip for two nights on Thompson Island. Turns … Continue reading

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ClaraJane – First Grade Snapshot

Wednesday, September 27th 2017   A dynamic fall so far! Come to find out ClaraJane has waxed, er… ambivalent about her literacy work in first grade.  As a new “Lower Elementary” parent I was playing wait-and-see, but there were enough … Continue reading

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Gavin & Improv Camp

July 28th 2017 In order to attend Improv Camp as planned, Gavin had to come home from a last minute trip with his closest cousin Miles.  He was so mad he gave me the SILENT treatment for a whole night. … Continue reading

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Adventures in Parenting: 9 y/o Teenage Edition – Part I

Aka:  How to Not Kill Your Kid Wednesday, May 17th 2017 I definitely wanted to throttle my first born yesterday (Tuesday at Grandma’s).  Somehow I narrowly avoided that treachery and settled on proverbially ripping him a couple new a$$holes instead. Stressful … Continue reading

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