If you think road rage is bad on I-25 during rush hour, you have not experienced the frustrations and barely restrained hostilities happening every day in school parking lots. Different schools, different cities, different states. It’s all the same. And much of it boils down to some basic personality differences.
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It’s inevitable that you’ll realize it’s dress up day at school only after arriving to see everyone’s child in costume but yours. You’ll forget to sign that dumb Friday folder once or twice (a month). You’ll pull into the driveway after drop-offs only to find your kiddo’s lunchbox in the backseat.
This month sees summer winding down and school starting for kids across Colorado Springs. As you get back into the groove of the school year, look to Colorado Springs Moms Blog for help. Our archives are full of posts relating to many topics, including school and can be found with a quick search!
When I was a kid, summer seemed to stretch on forever. Sleeping late, wearing shorts and running through sprinklers. And we had our share of day camps and a road trip or two but the majority of our time was unscripted and spontaneous. We were out of school from around Memorial Day to right after […]
As our youngest enters kindergarten, I’ve now entered a new chapter in my own life. So, what’s next for this mom? For most of my adulthood, I enjoyed a thriving career as a journalist. But, for the past eight years, my primary responsibility has been as a mom. Everything else – my career, my friends, […]
I am lucky enough to live in a community with enough school choice to make your head spin; and, create a serious tendency towards FOMO – the fear of missing out. Homeschool? Homeschool with a cottage program? Online classes at home? Charter school of the arts? Charter school teaching French immersion? Charter school teaching classic […]
School has started for many children in the U.S. And while some moms did the happy dance all the way back to their cars, other moms tried to keep it together at drop-off only to completely lose the battle with their tears as their little ones traipsed off to their classrooms. Regardless of how any […]
It’s that time of year again! Parents and kids alike feel like the summer has gone too fast. Let me tell you though, no one feels more like the summer lasted for no time at all than the teachers. Walking through the grocery store, had lately become a source of anxiety for me. Every time […]
Now that the first week of school is here, I have a little more free time coming my way. I’ve spent some time thinking about how to spend my first week with two kids in elementary school. I decided that after all these years of organizing my life around these little people almost 24/7, I […]
In approximately one hundred days I will walk to school with my two babies like I’ve done for the last two years. Except this time it will be different. I will walk home alone. My kids are school aged now… and I am both excited and terrified at this reality. On the one hand, I […]