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Preschool Graduate!

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

It happened.  It actually happened. My baby has graduated from 2+ years of preschool. Yes, I teared up, despite my best efforts not to.  I attended the “graduation party” in his morning class, complete with slide show, and then Thumper stayed for his afternoon class.  We got to watch all the kids leave on the […]



8th Grade Party!

Friday, June 15th, 2018

Believe it or not (I am certainly having a hard time with this), Ane is just about to finish 8th grade. Which meant that it was time for a party!  A real dress-up party! She and her friends had a great time at the party – we heard that the food was great (Italian buffet), […]



School Carnival

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

I can’t believe it, but this is the last preschool carnival that we will attend with one of our boys there are a student. Our Tuesday evenings are always packed, but Thumper, Tad, and I drove straight back to school from ABA for last night’s carnival. To Thumper, nothing is better than a pizza slice […]



Why We Still Need The Bookstore

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Flying in the face of recent surveys, Ane’s 8th grade English class is just now starting a unit on the Holocaust.  Instead of reading “The Diary of Anne Frank,” as they did in this district when I was in 8th grade, they are reading “The Book Thief.”  As far as I can tell, they are […]