Everything I Ever Needed to Learn . . .

For those of you who read this blog regularly, you know that Penny started kindergarten two months ago, and you know that we couldn’t be more pleased with her situation. With that said, as I’ve also mentioned, Penny has had a tough time “controlling her hands” and following directions in school. Her teacher gave up [Read More…]

Penny Goes to Kindergarten, Three Weeks In . . .

Penny woke up every morning the first week of kindergarten and looked at me eagerly, “I get to go to kindergarten again?” Her tone held a mixture of incredulity and delight. We’ve settled into a morning routine–pack lunch and a snack, make breakfast, get dressed. She and William strap their backpacks on and we walk [Read More…]

Penny’s First Day of Kindergarten

Penny’s first words when I picked her up from her first day of kindergarten: “I didn’t miss you, Mom!” That probably says it all. I missed her. William missed her–he spent the morning asking when she would get home from school. But she was ready. She marched right into that big school and lined up [Read More…]