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Giving power and a sense of accomplishment to my girl

Yesterday, March 10th, Little Miss I and I went to the post office to submit her official entry into the PBS kids writing competition. I had found this competition through a Google book community, and asked Miss I if she’d be interested in creating a storybook to submit. As she’s … Continue reading

Passionate hate for an educational computer program

My little daughter has been struggling at school with a math based computer program, which she flat out decided to abhor. While trying to help her go through it, she ended up writing a sort of rambling essay instead. Here’s what she wrote (transcribed, spelling and punctuation corrected): Titanium is … Continue reading

Sugar Cookies for Valentine’s day

This past Valentine’s day my daughter and I made sugar cookies and decorated them for her class’ valentine’s presents. We’ve been making her class’ Valentine’s presents together since she was in preschool. This time around, for her first year of Kindergarten, we decided to do decorated sugar cookies. We also … Continue reading

A surrealistic potty poem by a 5 year-old

Little I has been into poetry lately, thanks to the Jane O’Connor’s “Fancy Nancy’s Poet Extraordinaire” book. She has also been getting herself in trouble because of using potty talk at inappropriate times… meaning, anytime she’s not at the potty. She thinks it is hilarious, but hubby and I think … Continue reading