Every year at this time, our elementary school holds individual ceremonies for the third, fourth and fifth grades. Anyway, that part of the event is all fine and good and it’s great to see the kids get their little medals and certificates. But then? Then things take a very obnoxious turn. Because that’s when the principal thanks everyone for coming, makes some closing remarks and opens up the mic. To the audience. Of parents….
Tomorrow afternoon you are going stand in an auditorium with a thousand other kids your age. People will speak. Some parents will dab tears. Others will be elbowing their way to a prime position in order to take a photo with their zoom lens. I don’t need to tell you which group I will be in.
You know what I think Dad needs for Father’s Day this year? He needs a whole traffic jam of photo cubes that the kids made just scootin’ around his desk to remind him who’s number one on Father’s Day. Here’s how you can make a car photo cube just for Dad.
I have begun shopping for teachers’ gifts. What sort of gifts do you give the people to whom you entrusted your children for the entire year? I find it difficult to find gifts that truly show how much I really appreciate all that they have done for my child.