Deep thoughts, Kids, School

Foreign language requirements: high school/ college

I only have a couple minutes, but just jotting down a little thought here quickly: So, Ethan just received all the info yesterday about registering for high school classes next year. (!!!!! EEK.) We now have a couple weeks to sort out which electives/ optional classes he wants to select to fill in his freshman… Continue reading Foreign language requirements: high school/ college

Goals, School

September/ Slashing my 22 for 22 list

Happy September! Today is officially Back to School. Always lots of feelings- mostly seems like an attitude of "begrudging", from the boys, if that's a word. As in, they will go, obviously, but begrudgingly. Reluctantly. (It kind of annoys me that they seem SO ho-hum about back to school...I always found it at least somewhat… Continue reading September/ Slashing my 22 for 22 list

Kids, School, Summer

School’s out for summer

Every year, I can't help but start singing AC/DC's "School's Out for Summer" on the last day. It's such a classic beat and the lyrics are, well, very fitting. 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JpM6_EBQoLs&t=2s School's.....out....for....summer! (dun dun dun dun dun dun dun).... (that's supposed to be the drum beat. 😆) 6th and 7th grade are over. 1st day… Continue reading School’s out for summer

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… Continue reading School, and a “kids morning routine” poll