Category Archives: School

Lucy at 5

She talked about starting school for months. She planned her lunch and meticulously labeled everything in her backpack. She was ready. We were ready. We were wrong. At the beginning of this month, Lucy turned five. On that very same … Continue reading

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Lucy at Four

Last week, Lucy started preschool. Two weeks ago, she turned four. When she blew out her four candles this year, I made two secret wishes for her. They went something like this: 1. Lucy, I hope you never grow out of … Continue reading

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School Supplies

There were only two things on Oscar’s school supply list for kindergarten this year: 1. A box of Kleenex 2. A family photo The tissue proved to be an easy purchase. If only the family photo was as simple. The … Continue reading

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Today, Oscar started kindergarten. Here is the face Oscar put on after he squeaked “Bonjour” to his teacher before we dropped him off this morning: Here is the face that shows how he was really feeling about the whole thing: … Continue reading

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