Tag: Children

Awkward Stance: First Day of School Pictures are Awful

No more. Please no more. I can’t endure obsessive displays of “Pinterest Creativity” anymore. Flowers in your daughter’s hair. Holding up the chalkboard with the date and grade. A t-shirt with Class of 2031 (or some distant year). Forced thumbs up and smile. Posing in front of  school signs, their uninterested siblings, hungover bus drivers,... Read more »

School Refusal (awkward) Disorder - WHAT??

For reference: http://www.adaa.org/living-with-anxiety/children/school-refusal I came across an ad for school refusal and did more research to make sure I wasn’t taking crazy pills this morning in lieu of coffee and a muffin… A child can suffer from school refusal. There isn’t much explanation for this “disorder.” It’s a self-explanatory “condition” whereas a child will suffer... Read more »