With Miles's school rapidly approaching winter break, his class held a holiday party this afternoon. After pulling some strings to get out early, I left work after lunch to take part in the festivities. While my last visit to Miles's school was filled with parents, this time I was there alone, at least for a … Continue reading Year 5, Day 294
Year 5, Day 290
It's Spirit Week at school, and every day Miles has a different theme to dress up for. Today's was "Pajama Day," and while you'd think Miles, a child who historically never wants to get dressed in the morning, would be absolutely thrilled about this, he exhibited quite a bit of trepidation as we pulled into … Continue reading Year 5, Day 290
Year 5, Day 280: Baby’s First School Project!
This week, Miles received his first major school assignment. He was, with us (the directions made no secret of the need for parental "assistance"), to create a building of any sort to wrap up his class's current unit. Receiving these directions on Tuesday wasn't particularly helpful as far as I was concerned, since my evenings … Continue reading Year 5, Day 280: Baby’s First School Project!
Year 5, Day 201
Sure, when it comes to getting out of the house in the morning, Miles tends to be pretty disagreeable. But once we pull up at school, any and all misgivings have vanished and he eagerly enters the building and beelines for his classroom. It took very little time for him to become acquainted to the … Continue reading Year 5, Day 201
Year 5, Day 194
Day two of Jaclyn's work trip to a FAIR FULL OF FRIED FOODS WITHOUT ME, and mercifully I had a babysitter tonight. With Miles having just experienced his first two consecutive days of preschool, and knowing he got to bed pretty late last night, I assumed she'd have as pretty easy night getting him bathed … Continue reading Year 5, Day 194