Kids, School

In Trouble

I picked Asher up from cross country the other day, and when he got in the car and I asked about his day, he said, “Um… I got in trouble today.” ???? Hmm??, I said. You did?? (concerned). (Fortunately, my boys “getting in trouble” at school is VERY rare, thankfully. They are usually always very good kids! So I was…

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Kids, School

School, and a “kids morning routine” poll

1st Day is in the books: It was a pretty uneventful day. They seemed to have mixed feelings. Ethan seemed a bit more distraught at the idea of all the “free time with his friends” ending. They don’t have to wake up until around 7:00-7:10, which is not too far off from when they often wake up naturally. (Sometimes it…

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Kids, School

1st Day of School, 2021!!!!

It’s here! Today is the first day of school, 2021. This is earlier than usual for our kids, due to some construction being done in the district next summer that requires them to end earlier this upcoming spring. So, back to school they go. Obviously, we just got back from vacation, too, so things feel like a bit of a…

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Kids, School, Summer

Summer school surprise

So, on Monday evening, after his first day “home alone” (Ethan’s at camp) and his first day back from swim camp/Iowa meet, Asher declared, “I can’t wait to go back to school. Just being home is kind of boring. Can I do summer school???” I was like, “Wait, what?!” I honestly hadn’t even really talked to him much about summer…

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School, Summer

Last day of school: covid year & summer plans

WE MADE IT. It’s the last day of school, and we have officially survived the most wacky school year ever. The boys aren’t up yet and I don’t have any “last day of school pics” yet, so here is a throwback to their 1st day: Talk about a lot of ups and downs. If you recall, the boys had to…

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