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Five Ways the First is Cool

Last week the First attended a public school for the first time in his life. He’s in seventh grade. When he came home I asked him what the best thing about his first day was, and he told me he had participated in a game in one of his classes in which each student had […]

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only if someone's watching

only if someone’s watching

So I’m outside watching the First, age practically 12, do his skateboard thang on the street in front of our house. He is not wearing his helmet. (Remind me to post a list of excuses that my boys have given me about why they are not wearing, and can not wear, a helmet.) He lines […]

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