Getting your college-bound graduate ready to live independently? Step one is making sure he has his college dorm room set-up to live comfortably. Step two is making sure your he knows how to keep his linens and clothes clean so that you don’t have a piles of laundry to tackle when he visits home. We have you covered on both fronts.
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.