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I Can Breathe (For Now)

The SAT is over and DD2 completed it.  Now, for 99.9% of the population, this is not a triumph, just another day in the life of a high school junior.  I was praying a lot from the time I dropped … Continue reading

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Public School vs. Homeschool

Our household has a bit of a unique situation: my oldest and youngest children attend public school and my middle child is home schooled.  We began home schooling DD2 half way through fifth grade after her teacher made a very … Continue reading

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Settling into New Routines

School is off to a decent start for the crew – both public and home schooled.  Only one day of frustration for my home schooled child thus far.  That’s a relief as she had a different math teacher last year … Continue reading

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Back to School Ado

I’ve survived curriculum night!  (My parents never had to walk through my schedule, grumble grumble.)  The high school and junior high times were back to back, so I had to book it from the high school to the junior high … Continue reading

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Still Swamped – Possibly Forever

August has been crazy.  My son had a three appointment journey to an expander, preparing for braces.  They tried it in his mouth and his first words were, “Take it out!”.  He’s 12 and when young went through three and … Continue reading

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Wrapping up the School Year

Today I attended the last function for the school year.  I just (sarcastically) love sitting on those hard bleachers while two hundred children walk up to get a certificate.  Yes, two thirds of the class made the A-B honor roll, … Continue reading

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In Disbelief

Yesterday I attended an honor roll assembly for my oldest. It was only for the sophomore class, and 188 students were being “honored”. What does it take to be part of this assembly? At least one semester with a 3.0 … Continue reading

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