I thought I'd join in and share one of my little secrets.
When I'm feeling like I just can't outrun the Wrinkle Fairy and all hope is lost;
And I'm 20 again.
(OK, 35....but my face is smooth as a baby's bottom. )
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See this little Minx?
and definitely not cuter than this one!
Once again I'm participating in Lisa's Black and White Wednesdays.
I know this is a bit more Antique than it is true Black and White however,
Imagine my surprise when I opened WonderBoy's backpack last week to find a barrage of paperwork that made my knees weak.
It wasn't the usual stuff.
I had to sit down.
I read it and re-read it.
It said (in an ironically cheerful font that was clearly laughing at me):
Welcome to 5th Grade.
I had no idea. None. None at ALL!
It was BACK;
And now I am re-living it.
I'm not ready.
No one warned me.
What's worse; I have to rely on his notes to help him study.
Let's just say he's not exactly the highlighter, multiple color, ruler-using notetaker that I was in my heyday.
(I actually had fellow students hover over me when I took notes and offer to pay me for my notes in grad school.
So...anyway, we are in full on study mode for the next two weeks.
I'm trying to impart my very best study habits on the young Grasshopper in hopes that he will understand the value of studying and the rewards of doing well academically.
So, I've set the stage:
Prepared the master study plan (he has 5 midterms in total over 10 days)
Made cordinated folders housing our study guides and mock exams
Been talking about how we'll tackle the studying all week together and
And, of course, I have impressed upon him the
WonderBoy has embraced my tried and true
It's a beautiful thing.
He brings a smile to her face when he slows down long enough to
In all likelihood she won't be on the outside again.
JR knows this and spends a little extra time with her listening
On Christmas Eve he returned with a little package
Inside were two tiny little scarves;
How precious they were.
I explained to the children about the woman we've never met
In the Spring, we will surprise her with a visit.
I am always amazed and humbled by the kindness of strangers.
It's complete with the cuddliest midnight black minky sheets
Even WonderBoy keeps trying to crash there however,
There's just one little problem.
Sweetie Pie isn't having any of it.
There's one thing that apparently trumps