I guess if I was a better mom I would have known my kids had Monday off before Sunday afternoon. And, I suppose on some level I did know. Unfortunately, it wasn’t on the “put it on the calendar and plan for it” kind of level. Nor, was it on the “reschedule meetings and finish columns ahead of time” level.
Thinking back on the blur that was this past week, I do vaguely recall glancing at a neon orange flier that said something about the kids being off Monday for MLK day and Friday for a Teacher Prep day.
But, as I recall, I had immediately launched into a monologue about, as a former teacher, understanding their need for prep time, but when the heck is my parent prep day? How come I don’t get to send in a bright orange flier informing their teachers that Continue reading