I love volunteering in my sons class. I was in his Kindergarten class twice a week last year, but I scaled it down to only once a week this year. My “shift” overlaps snack and recess, so I get to go out and play with my son and some of the other kids. Today it […]
About a month ago, as J and I were walking to school I dropped his hand as we walked with a pole between us then took his hand again and said “bread and butter”. Of course he gave me that, “Mom you are insane look.” So I explained it was just a silly thing to […]
The other day J’s instructional aide pulled me aside to tell me “a funny story” about J. The teacher was showing them pictures of animals and she wanted the children to say the name of the animal and then the beginning sound. She showed them a picture of a donkey. J said “ass”. And, of […]
Seven common words I can’t spell without looking them up every time: calendar, dilemma, surprise and more.
Today, as I was preparing my red table grapes for jelly I wondered seeded grapes have seeds in them but pitted olives have the pit removed. [Tweet “Why do seeded grapes have seeds in them but pitted olives have the pit removed. #English #humor”] At least I don’t: Put out the lights – Take all the light bulbs […]
I am sorry if I have been a bit of a grump lately on the blog. Exhaustion does that to me. So I am prescribing an intervention. A silliness injection. Here are a few things that have made me giggle lately. And laughter is the best medicine, right? While watching one of our favorite shows, Curious […]
If you think I am about to bash those outsourced customer service agents that “don’t speak English properly”, think again. If anything I applaud anyone that attempts to learn this horribly confusing language. As far as I can tell English has only one rule that has no exceptions: all rules have exceptions! Hyperlexia As a […]