Tag Archive 'kindergarten'

It has been a long time since I’ve posted, but I’m going to kick off my new era of blogging with a cool giveaway, courtesy of LeapFrog. Here’s what LeapFrog is up to (from a press release): Another school year is underway, Education Nation has launched, Waiting for Superman is on movie screens, and we […]

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is tomorrow. It seems like just a few weeks ago I was lamenting the fact that he was starting kindergarten and now he’s just about finished. It’s such an overused expression, but time really does go by way too fast. I remember being jealous of my friends whose kids were in school all day. I […]

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The owl

Logan drew this at school:

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My post from last February about homework in kindergarten has attracted such a large number of readers, I decided to revisit the subject. This year I have another kindergartner and the homework that started to trickle in at the beginning of the year has been gaining speed by the week. Last week, when I went […]

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Say what?!?!

Logan’s ongoing and long-term baby obsession has taken on a new low. Called to school to pick up the aforementioned child early because he had an on-again, off-again headache and tummy ache, I was leading my offspring, who didn’t seem sick at all, past the playground on our way to the van when his kindergarten […]

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First day of school!

So today was the kids’ first day back at school. All but Logan, who only had a 15 minute meeting with his teacher today. His first official day of kindergarten will be on Thursday. You can expect me to be a sobbing wreck that day. I will also be posting a picture of Logan getting […]

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The Magic Glasses

Cody had a difficult time adjusting to kindergarten last year. He’s not a morning person at the best of times, but faced with a long bus ride and an even longer day away from his beloved home made him even more snarly come 6:50 a.m. Fortunately, he made a little discovery about a month after […]

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Kindergarten update

The meeting minutes from our school board’s last session included a bit about how Junior Kindergarten will not be in existence this year. I have to admit, I felt a bit guilty when I read this as it was my decision to send Logan to Kindergarten that caused the whole thing to disintegrate. The superintendent […]

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I’ve made up my mind about Logan’s kindergarten career: We’re skipping the Junior and going straight to Kindergarten. My reasons are threefold: 1.  When Logan gets in a mood on mornings he doesn’t want to go to school, he always whines, “I hate school! It’s so BORING!” Considering he’s one of the oldest kids in […]

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In February I posted about Logan’s teachers advising me to think about putting him in Junior Kindergarten rather than Kindergarten. I concluded my post with this: “I’m just hoping that his presence (or lack thereof) in junior kindergarten isn’t the swing vote that decides on its existence.” Guess what, ladies and gentlemen? Sure enough, Logan’s […]

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