Big Kid School

Simone shifted her weight from left to right, after we entered the Big Kid School. I had not seen that little dance. Ken signed her in, and I paid for all of her major school supplies for the 2010-11 school year. (Love this!)  Then we made our way to the cafeteria. Simone wrote her name […]

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School Uniforms

The messenger came on foot. Simone. Clothes. Follow me. I quickly gave chase and found Simone lounging on the couch in an outfit I had not chosen for her an hour earlier. “I want to wear this,” she said, patting her hands on her chest for emphasis. I surveyed the outfit. Lavender princess T-shirt and […]

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School Days

The little boy just wasn’t having it. He was crying, putting on the brakes, and making a ruckus as parents and grandparents tried to get him to change his mind. “You don’t have to stay,” they told him. Those words didn’t seem to help, but he was outside of the car and being lead away […]

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Contemplating Private School

This time next year, Simone will be counting down to her first days of kindergarten. By then, we will have come to a decision about this thing called school. Ken and I chose our latest home with the school district in mind. There’s a school nearby, and it’s one of the best in our area. […]

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