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SIX.

Today’s the first day of summer AND the boy is turning six. On June 1, he came down stairs and announced, “It’s my birth month!” and he’s been angling for special treatment ever since. “It’s my birth month- do I have to put my clothes in the hamper?” “It’s my birth month- can I pick…

Coming Full Circle in Four Years

This week I found myself sitting in on the volunteer training session for kindergarten. In addition to a background check, parents who would like to volunteer have to also attend a short training seminar. I was mildly amused by the whole thing. Why? Well, four years ago I would have been the teacher advising the…

FIVE.

Last week I mentioned to Andrew that when it was finally June 21, when he woke up he would be five. Being born at 2:29am has its┬áprivileges, right? Every morning this week he woke up and asked, “Am I five yet?” Friday I finally got to say, yes, yes indeed you are young man. We…