Category Archive for 'Challenges'

Logan’s class field trip is tomorrow, and for some reason, he got it into his head that he’d really like me to go along. Sigh. I was happy to go if the class needed an extra set of hands to keep kids reasonably corralled, but Logan’s teacher assured me when I asked him yesterday that […]

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I’m not much of a nail biter myself. My bad habit as a kid was sucking my thumb, which I did every night until, at the ripe old age of 9, I became cognizant that it was very uncool and infantile to be sucking one’s thumb in order to get to sleep. I weaned myself […]

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Screen Shutoff Day is not a new concept, but it’s one I’m going to be embracing starting the week of May 29. Initially, I wanted to take away the TV for the entire summer break and severely limit other screen time, such as computers, Leapsters and phones. Then I realized that to ban the kids […]

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