Tag Archives: school

Who you really are

I went to Thing One’s eighth grade awards program today.  Sitting in the middle school gym made me think back (a long way back) to my school days.  I was one of “those” kids.  The kind who was involved in … Continue reading

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Well done, my son!

It’s been a challenging school year for Thing One.  At times, I wasn’t sure he’d make it, and I wasn’t sure I would, either.  But the last several weeks of school, he really turned things around – not sure if … Continue reading

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A good week

As I’ve said before, Thing One has been diagnosed with ADHD.  He struggles with focus and organization, and school is often a challenge for him, to put it mildly.  Not because he lacks intellectual ability – he’s plenty smart.  He … Continue reading

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Feeling mighty low

So discouraged today.  On Feb. 23 Thing One brought home his Thursday folder with a note that he hadn’t had to sign the book (what they do when they get into trouble) at ALL that past week!  We were thrilled, … Continue reading

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