Archive | November, 2012

Monday Memorandum #5

26 Nov

Five more points from TCC’s Parent-Teacher Partnership Skills Session

 

“Everything should be as simple as possible, but not simpler.”

                                                                                                                                                      Albert Einstein Continue reading

He’s Not The Only One Conflicted About Growing Up

23 Nov

A few weeks ago was Halloween. In the morning, Ben received a text from his friend inviting him to come over after their half day at school to create a Haunted House for the kids who would be trick or treating there. He was excited to go and I thought it would be great to have my afternoon completely free. So, after school, he and a couple of other friends walked home and got busy on their project. Continue reading

Monday Memorandum #4

19 Nov

Five more points from TCC’s Parent-Teacher Partnership Skills Session

“Kids don’t care about how much you know, until they know how much you care.” Continue reading

My Kid Learned to Swear in the Drop-Off Line

18 Nov

I like to think of myself as a usually (sometimes) level-headed, rational person. But I become someone my poor son barely recognizes when it’s time to drop him off or pick him up from school….. Continue reading

Monday Memorandum #3

12 Nov

Five more points from TCC’s Parent-Teacher Partnership Skills Session


“I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.”

                                                                                                                                         Lily Tomlin Continue reading

So, you want to be a Stay at Home Mom, eh? ~ Part Two

10 Nov

As I protested to a friend about the realization that I was a Stay at Home Mom, she kindly explained that she thought it was great that that was how Ben saw me…she explained that he got to grow up knowing I was there for him before and after school, for field trips and chauffeuring, making cookies (my chocolate chip cookies are ‘epic’ according to my kid) and having dinner on the table (Kraft macaroni and cheese is not difficult to make). His mom was there. Continue reading

Monday Memorandum #2

5 Nov

Five more points from TCC’s Parent-Teacher Partnership Skills Session

 

“Treat people as if they were what they ought to be

and you help them to become what they are capable of being.”

                                                                                                                                         Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Continue reading