First day of school: Let’s start grade 3 & 6

My thoughts and wishes for my kids on the first day of school … More First day of school: Let’s start grade 3 & 6

Sayonara Grade 3

Sayonara Grade 3. It’s been a blast! Some of you might remember the tears, the frustration and the battle we were having with the Little Bird at the start of the school year, most specifically related to Grade 3 math. After a few of these battles, and hours and hours of homework, I went looking … More Sayonara Grade 3

Grade 3 math

Grade 3 math homework has induced tears, foot-stomping, tantrums and screaming. And that was my reaction. We are still within the start of the school year and have multiple pages of math work almost every evening. Plus whatever else the Little Bird brings home, like Science. I learned my lesson from earlier attempts and now try to … More Grade 3 math

20 Questions for my third grader

My Little Bird is in Grade 3 and I’m not really sure what to expect. I can see a shift in her already, a change is coming. I suppose she is officially already a tween, a term she finds funny. But it’s not lost on me that the teen years are a mere blink away. … More 20 Questions for my third grader

First Day of School: 2016 edition

There were no tears today. None. Not from me, or the Little Bird or the Little Mouse. So, let’s just take a moment to acknowledge that milestone. Especially where I am concerned. It’s a pretty big deal. Okay, onto the kids… We began the morning, as we do on the first day of school every … More First Day of School: 2016 edition