Category Archives: kindergarten

…But Not This Year

“Mom! Ginger’s mom is teaching kindergarten!” “Phaedra, what are you talking about?” “The sign on Ginger’s front lawn! It says ‘kindergarten’ on it; doesn’t that mean she’s teaching it?” “No, honey.  It’s just a sign telling everyone that Kindergarten Round-Up … Continue reading

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Conferred

So, I am happy to report that, as expected, Phaedra is indeed brilliant and kind and sweet and wonderful.  Her mother, however, while perhaps rather intelligent and extremely patient, can sometimes be found slightly lacking in common sense. Friday morning, … Continue reading

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Do They Do Flex Time for Kindergarten?

Phaedra starts kindergarten next week.  In four days.  We’ve been talking about it all year long, all summer long, and now it’s four days away.  She’s totally ready for it, my tiny forty-year-old woman.  In fact, she’s bored of the … Continue reading

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The After-After Party

Rob and I have always been late-night people.  The year before we were married, we would both come home from our late-night jobs around 1:00 am and stay up watching TV and hanging out until around 3:00 am.  Then we … Continue reading

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