"What are we having for dinner?" he says, as he's digging in the pantry before his schoolbag is even off his back.
I won't tell you to take care of yourself.
The best way to get your kid off Xbox is to say mildly embarrassing things while they're on the mic with their friends.
Pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice are not the same thing.
Also, 1 is good, 1 is not
My 11yo (boy) is singing, "I'm a VSCO girl, in a VSCO world, it's scrunchietastic, it's hydroflastic!" to the tune of Barbie Girl 🤣🤣
I haaaaate when people say kids these days don't play outside or are addicted to screens.
At any given time I have 4-15 kids in my yard.
Maybe it's the adults who are addicted to screens...
This totally guts me every single time.
I agree with this do-over philosophy.
Maybe a point is deducted for lateness, or you can no longer get 100 after 2 tries, or some stipulation to show accountability and timeliness, but this is totally valid. Redoing it shows that they care to get it right!
My son's Language Arts teacher allowed them to resubmit written assignments for a potential higher grade after editing and making corrections-- that's how writing works! Few things are once and done. The most highly esteemed writers have editors, and submit many, many rounds of rewrites; why should kids be expected to get it right on the first try?
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