Category Archives: school

First Time Voter, Long Time Fear

My eldest had her first vote back in August, and today was DD2’s turn to vote for the first time. This morning I was walking her through the voting process and I saw a frozen look of panic on her … Continue reading

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Back to Teaching

Following my son’s evaluation results, I called the recommended tutoring center.  We played some phone tag, finally connected, then I found that they don’t offer tutoring for writing organization.  They mostly handle dyslexia as it pertains to reading.  Well, DS … Continue reading

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Results

Last night was the meeting where we found out what’s ‘wrong’ with our son, causing his writing to be so disjointed.  We didn’t find out much we didn’t already know, but that’s okay.  The point of having the evaluation was … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Win

My son finally completed his first stick weld today!  We’ve all (DH, our son, and myself) been concerned that he would have to either drop welding or fail as he just hasn’t been able to make this weld.  (Strike an … Continue reading

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Just When I Thought We Were Done

So these past couple of weeks have been busy.  My parental radar went off when I helped my son with his last English essay.  He’s had issues with spelling and writing for as long as both have been required, but … Continue reading

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New Things to Worry About

My son is taking welding this year, and I have been more excited about it than he is.  He’s still taking the full college-bound track, just exploring some other things while they are available.  He’s artistic, and many artists use … Continue reading

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Sore but Thankful

On Labor Day, DH wanted to have one last outing as a family (minus DD1, off at college).  It was rainy, but the forecast showed clearing by the time we arrived at our destination.  The kids helped me to quickly … Continue reading

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