First Grade Semantics

Caleb is in the bathroom, getting ready for bed. I reminded him to wash his face and hands. “I will brush my teeth and that’s it.” “You need to wash your face and hands,” I say (note: I am not yelling. Yay for me). “I am not washing...

My Son, the Pit Viper

Caleb lost another tooth this week: And I was reminded of this: Just goes to show that first grade teachers really are brave, brave souls. They’re dealing with children who could swallow small pets in one gulp.