Tagged: homework

Pajama Night 0

Pajama Night

I sat down on the edge of my oldest’s bed. He had fallen asleep in front of a movie in his room, the theme song snippet playing in an endless loop. It was 6:30...

First things first 0

First things first

One of my sons had chosen to take a nap after school before dragging himself to football practice. By the time he got home and showered, it was already 8:30 p.m. when he was...

Haikus for the homework challenged 0

Haikus for the homework challenged

My oldest has to write a poem for one of his classes and he has been telling me about this for what seems like weeks, and I think to myself, just do it already!...

Homework, cartoons, Watson and the Sox 0

Homework, cartoons, Watson and the Sox

“Yay! That only took you two hours! And how many days of obsessing about it?” “Three days, Mom.” I had just finished editing (the run-on sentences out of) my oldest’s journal entry for language...

Homework, homework, gimme a break! 0

Homework, homework, gimme a break!

My seven-year old (in second grade) had 14 pages of math assigned tonight. He was supposed to read all of this for tomorrow — ooops, I just remembered, we were supposed to play a...

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