…his teacher felt compelled to immediately share his response with me – and continued to share his response with each class she taught that day as an example of what to never write in an essay.
With the youngest home with me from school for the past couple of days, thanks to school conferences, I’ve acquired quite a few new Thomasisms. I pointed out to Thomas a little 3-year-old carrying a shovel three times her size and working very hard. His observation? “That’s why they call them toddlers, not dawdlers. SheContinue reading “If The Teachers Aren’t Yelling At Me, I Must Be Doing Ok.”
We have in our home something we refer to as a Thomasism. A Thomasism is a funky, off-beat comment made by our youngest son, Thomas. From time to time I’ll share a few of his funnier ones. Take the latest one from tonight’s family dinner: Thomas, tonight at the dinner table, “You know, the problemContinue reading “Thomasism: Organic Circuitry”
By listening to my gut, I still made mistakes, a lot of mistakes, but I didn’t lose my daughter. I bonded with her, and she with me. And in the end, is there really anything more important than that?
A Bombshell Day Some days are what we’d call Red Letter Days. You know, the ones that hold special significance for us. Like the birth of a child or the day we get married or the first day of an important career milestone. Other days are what I like to call Bombshell Days. Those areContinue reading “A Bombshell Day”