A has been getting an alarming volume of emails from a specific boy. She’s pretty and smart and has a good sense of humor, so it was really only a matter of time, but I’m not prepared for this with a 12 year old child. The great thing about it, though, is that these awkward, and I do mean awkward, missives are forever preserved in digital format. As I read through them (her emails all...
May I vacuum my room, Mama?– The most beautiful words I’ve ever heard, from 11 year old C.
I think it went really well tonight. When I talked to the teachers, I used a lot...– C, our 11 year old daughter, on her interview night for the middle school she wishes to attend.
As per usual, this southern winter weather is inconsistent and features dramatic changes from day to day. In the middle of last week, we had wintry precipitation overnight, resulting in about an inch of snow on the ground by morning, and roads covered with deceptively treacherous black ice. If you don’t know what black ice is, it’s a thin layer of ice, called “black”...
We’re the Thomas family. I’m Jeanna; I’m married to Matt. We have two daughters, A, age 12, and C, age 11. Our third child, H, happens to be canine and more spoiled than the other two. We live in the greater Atlanta metro area, and we love music, film, literature, fine dining and regular dining (especially gluten free, for me), I like running (because of all the dining), we all...