Calvin, 22q Deletion · Family Life · School

“I’m FIVE!”

“I’m FIVE!” paired with a hand held up to show five little fingers is Calvin’s latest greeting to most people, even the people whom he has already toldΒ many times that he is now 5 since his birthday a month ago. (For the month leading up to his birthday, his standard greeting wasΒ “It’s almost my birthday!… Continue reading “I’m FIVE!”

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School Days Update

Hello long-lost blog readers! It has been hard to make time to write lately, but I’m happy to say that things are going well for me and the boys in school and that we’ve been having lots of #funwiththefam on the weekends. Henry ended up adjusting to school quickly after that first rough day and… Continue reading School Days Update

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First Days of School

Calvin and Henry both started school on the same day, at different schools. Calvin’s transition to school has been easy. Henry’s has been a little more complicated. Since Calvin goes to the school where I teach, he can ride with me in the morning and afternoon. At the end of his school day, one of… Continue reading First Days of School

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Ready for Our First Days of School

I have spent the last two weeks laminating, cutting, hot gluing, printing, copying, cleaning, and organizing from basically dawn until dusk getting my classroom and myself ready for Open House and the first day of school. Open House was last week and it went well. I’m so thankful for all the families who came to… Continue reading Ready for Our First Days of School

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Getting Ready for School

Though the summer heat is still here in force, summer break is over for this teacher mama and the first day of school is fast approaching! All my teacher friends in California are back to school already and the teachers I know in Georgia, including my parents, are already a couple of weeks into the… Continue reading Getting Ready for School