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Spring Break, Part 2

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Why oh why do teachers assign homework over spring break?  It has been like pulling teeth to get the boys to do any of their work. Thumper doesn’t have homework, of course, but Rerun has a math packet of worksheets that he has to complete, and Tad has a history project that is a combination […]



Shopping With Rerun

Monday, April 8th, 2019

Well, I’ll say this…. life with Rerun is never boring. We had gone shoe shopping for Tad (after discovering that he walked/ran a 5K in a pair of shoes that had HOLES worn through the soles), and worked very hard on convincing him that new shoes were not a cause for tears.  The salesguy was […]



Tad Speaks – Maybe This Is All He Needs

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Tad, as he was putting on his shoes this morning… “One more day until vacation!” Me: “You mean spring break?” Tad: “YES.” Well, he technically had two days to get through… since he was saying this before he even left for school. Maybe spring break will help him “relax”?  We’ll see.



Student of the Week Lunch

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

Today I got to have lunch with my favorite 9 year old! Rerun is Student of the Week this week, which means the usual hoopla of filling out an “All About Me” sheet and making a poster.  But he also gets to have guests for lunch, so I brought Chick-fil-A and we had a great […]