Category Archives: school

note from the teacher

Here’s a note that came in the homework packet from Cate’s teacher.  I really like her, and she’s been a teacher for a while, and seems very educated, so I was shocked to find that she had written this.  It … Continue reading

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heartbreak?

When Cate came home yesterday she told me she cried at a school. My heart skipped a beat. I asked her why she cried. “The boys were roaring at me at recess.” Oh. “Did you tell them you didn’t like … Continue reading

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bring on the denim jumpers and holidays sweaters…

…I feel like an official mom now.  There’s something about having a kid in school – packing lunches, doing homework – that makes it really sink in.  I guess the last 5 years and the 3 kids weren’t enough to … Continue reading

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first day of kindergarten

Today is Cate’s first day of school.  The rash she had yesterday was completely clear today, so we were good to go! This year Cate’s teacher is Mrs. Zulfiqar (Zul-fee-car). We really like her so far! My heart was bursting … Continue reading

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the night before kindergarten

Tonight is the last night before Kindergarten, so we celebrated by reading The Night Before Kindergarten at bedtime tonight. I’m so anxious I’m actually worried that I could throw up.  I’m not sure if it’s her starting school, or this … Continue reading

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ready for school

We’re all set.

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