Tag Archives: school

Overheard: Rock the Vote

Boy just declared that he is running for president when he grows up so that he can make school 100% voluntary.  His campaign slogan? if you don’t vote for me, you’ll become my slave. That’s catchy, right there. I can’t … Continue reading

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Just another Tuesday

*Preface for background:  Our 10-year-old son with Asperger’s attends Catholic school; we are not Catholic. _________________________________________________________ Homework today included the mysteries of the Rosary.  Which meant Bible reading and interpretation for The Boy and me – a never-boring task, and … Continue reading

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Overheard

The Boy has a short haircut, but it is growing out to the point of starting to stick out in places.  Since he HATES getting his hair cut, he tries to put it off forever.  I’ve told him that a … Continue reading

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Overheard

So, how was your day? horrible. Horrible?  Did the building explode? no! Was there a fire? no! Did a UFO crash into the school and aliens came out and arrested all of you? moooo-ooom, no! Then what was so horrible? … Continue reading

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Summer

I may just have to turn “Summer” into a new page for the host of fun things that will be my summer at home with The Boy. For instance, so far today my son has: Told me about the “hot” … Continue reading

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Fried Green Me

Is there anything better, after a 10-hour day at work, than spending the better part of the next 8 hours working on your kid’s homework project that no child of that age could possibly do with even a lot of … Continue reading

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In a word

i don’t want to give my presentation tomorrow, mom Why not? i’m not good at it I thought you did a great job with your space presentation! no, i was touching my hair and saying uhhhh, ummmm too much Okay, … Continue reading

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Murphy. The Bastard.

I left my house.  I went to a place where there were multitudes of children.  I “slept” on a bed of very noisy springs.  I swam.  I ate junk.  I overdid it.  I came home and stayed up too late.  … Continue reading

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The Nutshell

In.sa.ni.ty.  Can you use it in a sentence, boys and girls?  I’ll bet you can! The past couple of weeks have just been bonkers.  I’ve been up to my eyeballs in learning, educating, fixing, and auditioning at work.  The silver … Continue reading

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Are we there yet?

My son is going to visit his grandparents in a couple of days.  He’ll spend a week with them doing some fantastic kid-friendly stuff, and I’m really excited for him and for them.  My own feelings about his going on … Continue reading

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