Category Archives: Middle School

Why They Don’t Call them Fun-cussions

You may remember my rant diatribe thoughts on the trip middle school kids take in Our Town to a place so cleverly named Mt. Misery (I know, just accept it).  You can read about that here, here, and here.  Sweet Pea went … Continue reading

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Sink or Swim Starts Now and I Pretend I Don’t Care.

A year ago almost to the hour, I published a post about deciding whether or not to let our ADHD kid fail (that kid would be Sweet Pea in case you are just joining us).  Well, Husband and I have … Continue reading

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Mt Misery Part Three-quel

Part 3:  After Who is this child and where is my Sweet Pea?  This child is surly, whiney, cantankerous and mean.  It is 5:20 pm and he is in his bed crying because everybody is being mean to him and … Continue reading

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Mt Misery Part 2: Electric Bugaloo

Part 2:  During Sweet Pea comes home tomorrow late morning from Mt. Misery and so far I haven’t heard anything, which is exactly what is supposed to happen.  For those of you NOT from Our Town, Mt. Misery is a … Continue reading

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6th Grade Vacation Destination: Mount Misery Doesn’t that sound fun?! Part 1

PART I:  Before In Our Town, every sixth grader in the public school has the opportunity to go on a school environmental education trip for four days and three nights one small group at a time to the enticingly named … Continue reading

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Sweet Pea Goes to Middle School: A Top Ten List

My oldest son started middle school this year and there are lots and lots of things that changed for him.  Here are the top ten: 10.  He has science every day.  In elementary school, he had actual science maybe once every … Continue reading

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