Monthly Archives: September 2012

“Yep, that’s my Ashley!”

Where has the year gone?  It’s October!  (The hot climate in my new hometown of Houston doesn’t help… it certainly doesn’t feel like fall.)  This past week we had 6-week parent-teacher conferences.  6 weeks! Parents were a major piece of … Continue reading

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It just takes one moment

A lot of today was bleh.  At least 4 real temper tantrums.  Lots of petty arguing.  Grumpy kids and a grumpy teacher.  It was a chicken vs egg situation: I couldn’t help my kids de-grump because I was grumpy.  I … Continue reading

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Disagree?

Today, we played “Double Compare.”  This is essentially the good old fashioned card game of War [which the powers at be think you shouldn’t call War while in school], except that in this game each player puts down two cards … Continue reading

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