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4’s

CJ received his second report card for kindergarten and Grace and I are so proud of our son. We’ve always suffered from the fear that CJ will be at an academic disadvantage because of his age relative to his immediate … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Algebra

I was pretty upset when I was helping CJ with his math homework this afternoon because he basically had to solve a math problem along the lines of 7 – 2 – x = 3. Really? For a five year … Continue reading

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I’m So Proud Of My Son

Both Grace and I were having a stressful and drama-filled┬áday yesterday, so when we opened up CJ’s announcements and letter school folder we were ecstatic and completely overjoyed! We totally did not expect CJ to receive a Student of the … Continue reading

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Bussing It

For the first I took the bus yesterday as my sole mode of transportation to work. Grace was off from work and needed the car to drop CJ off at summer camp, so I took the MTA into work. I’ve … Continue reading

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Stepping Up Ceremony

Monday was CJ’s Stepping Up Ceremony from Pre-K to Kindergarten. Of course his teachers had his class sing songs for us, but I think CJ was too tired or bored to really sing and contribute to the performance. At least … Continue reading

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No More Lessons

Yesterday was the last day of classes before regents exams began. This academic year was tough. Learning and writing new lessons each night for a new geometry curriculum, driving CJ to school almost every morning before work, searching for and … Continue reading

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School 3.0

So finally, thankfully, Praise the Lord, CJ got into a school in the neighborhood of our new house. Although I knew that CJ would eventually get into one of the schools, I just wanted this part of the move to … Continue reading

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The Batman Cake

I really didn’t expect much yesterday. I just selfishly prayed to God that all I wanted was an easy, no stress and no drama day. Well, it basically started off with a bang…my co-workers in the program office surprised me … Continue reading

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The Chocolate Quest

So sending CJ to private school also comes with the exciting task of selling chocolate to fundraise money. Yay. For what? I have no idea, but everyone practically knows that selling at church is a quick way of getting rid … Continue reading

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The 7-Hour Battery

The following is an account of one of the most non-life threatening stressful experiences of my life earlier this week. [9:00 am] I park in this exact spot so that I could escort CJ to school. Although I am to … Continue reading

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