A Blank Slate

I’m starting at a new school this year.  New challenges, new kids, and ta-da… a new classroom! Unfortunately, I’m only allowed to look at it from the doorway; like Romeo and Juliet in the balcony scene, I can only love it from afar. Floors need to cure and a window needs to be installed.  These…

Parenting on the Verge

Parenting on the Verge The school year can feel very long sometimes.  Somewhere around March when the snow won’t melt and everything is grey and you’re close to offering up your first born in exchange for a sunny day and some budding trees, it starts to feel very long.  At that point summer feels like…