Tagged: school

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Talkin’ ‘Bout Things

  Thing the First: Son 3 finished his homework in record time yesterday: 3 pages in 30 minutes (four if you count math front and back but he only has to do even or odd numbers depending on the day-still…it’s multiplying fractions, ’nuff said). We struggle every day getting him to...

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Heartaches By The Dozen

  The thought occurred to me this morning that I don’t have much time left with my kids. I watched Son #3 get on his bus this morning and a small pang went through my heart. How many more times do I get to watch him wave to me as his...

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Almost That Time of Year

Hey y’all. Hope everyone had a great summer. It’s coming to a close for us here in DFW. We’ll still have some very warm days but the leaves on my trees are beginning to change into their fall splendour. I’ve already had to rake up one large pile of leaves in...

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Coming of Age

His clothes were laid neatly in the back of the SUV, along with two large packages of toilet paper, several boxes of macaroni and cheese, the pillows from his bed, and several large plastic bins containing as much of his life as he dared to take with him. The rest he...

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A Bit of a Rant

I’m on a bit of a tear today. I received an email this morning about a children’s book summit that is going to take place in New York. It is being hosted by Nielsen Entertainment, the same Nielsen as the Nielsen ratings. The email reads “How do kids discover and engage...

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Quick Update

Hi everyone! Hope you had a great weekend. To those of you who had school start, like I did, congratulations for making it through the summer with your sanity (some of it anyway) parents, and kids…I’m sorry you have to go indoors and sit in a classroom on perfectly good days....

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A Work In Progress

I know, I know. It’s been some time since I last posted anything. Life just gets crazier than normal in August for us here at the Asylum. There’s so many things we have to do to prepare for the next school year. Lock had freshman band camp and then Jack had...

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