Our four year old gets an allowance. I read a suggestion of $1 for each year of age which seems appropriate. But we've stressed it's not for doing chores.
Right now, today: I don’t want to be Mommy. I want this season to pass. I want to wake up on the other side of their childhood.
Each year when I send my daughter off to her first day of school, it hurts. Like physically, in my gut, hurts. My breathing feels shallow. My heart seems to skip beats.
Sometimes it feels like all they do is fight, but sometimes it gets quiet. And when they aren't fighting, my children are pretty amazing.
It's easy to make rookie mistakes during your parent-teacher conference, but follow these simple rules and you'll have an easier school year.
I know that back-to-school pure hell for some. I do have a few things up my sleeve ready for when I need a "save me" product.
If you could use some help getting started on the right foot this school year Understood.org is also offering a free First Day Ready Guide to help.
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