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Searching for Zen in all the wrong places — truth is, it’s in WINE

I am stupid. I am stupid because I thought that once my kids were in school all-day/every day that my life would become easier and quieter. Turns out, I was only kidding myself -- and now I am banging my head against the coffee table. In the summer, they would wake up gradually, whenever they… Continue reading Searching for Zen in all the wrong places — truth is, it’s in WINE

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School isn’t just for kids anymore: Why parental involvement is a P.I.T.A.

My oldest brought home his weekly folder.A note from the teacher said, “WS 3-6, 3-7” … missing homework.I asked Ethan, “Why didn’t you get the homework (for math)?”His response, “Because our Adobe wasn’t updated on our computer, so I couldn’t print it off.”HOLD THE PHONE.I pay a STUDENT fee for what I ASSumed was textbooks… Continue reading School isn’t just for kids anymore: Why parental involvement is a P.I.T.A.