Thankful Thursday – Middle School Music

When my kids were in elementary school, I’m not sure I could have predicted how much I would enjoy middle school band concerts. Teen skipped school music altogether, but Tween got bit by the band bug, particularly the trumpet. He loves it, he seems to have aptitude for it, and he’s got two pretty incredible … Continue reading Thankful Thursday – Middle School Music


Tonight was Open House at Tween's elementary school, our last elementary school Open House ever. One year ago we toured Tween's class in under five minutes - his classwork hardly represented, his teacher avoiding eye contact, my stomach in knots. We moved quickly from his 4th grade classroom to the 5th grade classrooms. We closely inspected work by kids … Continue reading Superhero