All posts tagged: school

When Your Kids Are Just Like You, Flaws And All

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Parenting Skills and Spills

I somehow ended up with three children with whom I share various personality traits–and remember, not one of them is biologically related to me! It can be both endearing and frustrating. C is a morning person, just like I am. I understand when he’s up and raring to go at 6am on a Saturday, no matter what time he went to bed the night before. That doesn’t mean I don’t get frustrated when I don’t […]

School Worries

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Parenting Skills and Spills / Wrestling with Angels

We’re coming to the end of the school year around here, but I just got a call from one of E’s teachers that not only does he┬ástill have an “incomplete” on his independent study–for which he received weeks of extensions and even permission to start over–but he also currently has a D-, with 6 days left of school (and one of those days is a field trip). Sigh. This frustrates me to no end. I […]