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an open letter to The Kidling and to kidlings of a certain age*

On this day that is traditionally the first day of school, The Mama stands in

Sappy, whiny, sentimental

solidarity with family members everywhere sending their… 907 more words


Try Hard

T was sitting alone on the side of the tennis court, legs and arms pretzeled together to make himself as small as possible. I walked onto the court with C’s balance bike and passed Z. 933 more words


5 going on 15!

We love Daygan!! This is the third year we have taken his pictures. He is an absolute joy to be around! He loves to ride his motorcycle and skateboard! 8 more words

Hoins Photography

Seasons of Letting Go

I can’t believe that my son starts school tomorrow!  I’ve been bracing myself for this since last April when I went into the school to register Quin.  447 more words


Kindergarten lesson 1

The start of another year creating the kindergartener’s “ABC of Artists Book” is always exciting. Each teacher has a file folder bin labeled with the names of students in their class.  156 more words


the academic adventures of the brainiac

As you know, the Stinker Relly has been in kindergarten for two weeks now. He’s a bit “off-the-charts” smarty patarty and we are very blessed to have a self-contained accelerated learning program in our county and at our local elementary school. 956 more words