I can't wait until my kid becomes a scientist and makes posters all day 🙄
🗣Your weakness is showing!
(Just kidding, 12 years of that insanity here and I'm still freezing.)
First kid is in the Spelling Bee- review the full list for 3 weeks leading up to the big day.
Second kid is in the Spelling Bee-- choose a few words at random a couple nights before and agree that whatever happens happens.
Thank God we only have 2 kids. A third wouldn't have stood a chance. 😁
So glad we got to the concert early so all these rude people could stand in the front and block the kids while they take pictures with their ipads.
I frequently say, "This homework is so dumb."
That's probably not great parenting.
I think we've known this for a long time BUT until college admissions officers and corporate HR managers (and general perception) get on board, it's hard to prevent this from trickling down to our elementary schools.
AND, it doesn't mean not to strive for As; it just means that not having a 4.0 isn't the end of the world.
Stop volunteering for something that you don't have time for or interest in. Seriously, not only will you feel relief, but you're not doing anyone any favors taking on a role you can't handle.
Just Say No.
"Only the honors class will be doing this project."
Awesome. It's like a punishment for doing well in school.
No snowdays till after Jan 1 please. Sorry, I'm jinxing whatever superstitions all the kids and teachers did last night. We have enough days off in November; let's save some for June.
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