Tag : end of school year

Written on Jun, 15, 2017 by in , | 1 Comment.
school year

Dear School Year, Listen, we need to talk. I think it’s time for us to take a break. It’s not you! It’s me. I love you, and you know that. I love how you take my kids for seven hours a day, five days a week. You answer their infinite number of questions so I can get a little break. …

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Written on Jun, 17, 2016 by in , | 1 Comment.
180 days

It’s a beautiful Friday at the end of June, yet I still can’t relax. I can’t relax because my children are still in school. My children are still in school because somewhere along the way, the powers that be decided upon the magical number of 180 days. I don’t know how this number became the standard, but it did. It …

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Written on May, 27, 2016 by in , | 2 Comments.
school year

As the school year comes to a close, I do two things. First, I take calming breaths to get through the envious rage I feel when I read posts of Moms in other parts of the country where school is already over, or will be in a week. Second, I like to reflect on how much time I’ve wasted since September, putting things …

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