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Twelve Years Later: The First Day of School

Twelve Years Later: The First Day of School
The house is quiet.  The door to the backyard is open, but the screen door is closed – a true indication that I am the only person at home.  I listen to the swishing of the late morning wind as it ripples through the thick summer trees. Dappled sunlight moves in strange patterns on the... Read more »

'Twas the night before school starts (and my kid is terrified).

'Twas the night before school starts (and my kid is terrified).
‘Twas the night before school starts and all through the house, Little creatures were stirring (but no sign of a louse). Lunches were packed and stored in the fridge, Bedtime was firm and would not move a smidge. Alas, peaceful sleep was not to be found, My mama bear nerves had me pacing around. At... Read more »