Tag Archives: School

That Aha! Moment

Sometimes doing homework with the boys could make for a very frustrating time. What makes it worthwhile are the ‘aha! moments’.  I particularly love to do reading homework with the boys, partly due to my own penchant for reading. Kenyan … Continue reading

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Banned from my son’s room

Yesterday after school, I scolded Kenyan, yes the 6 year-old, about losing his school books and not paying attention to detail.  He took off to his room in a huff, saying goodbye and goodnight. After about an hour, I went … Continue reading

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School’s In!

Folks, we are getting closer! To when all three boys will be staying all day in school! I can’t wait.  This week Mikhail, Kenyan and Treyton were orientated with their new classes.  Mik is starting Gr. 3, Kenyan, Gr. 1 … Continue reading

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Excusez-moi Madame, Have You Seen My Son?

If you are an unemployed man, raise your hand.  Um…not so fast sir.  You haven’t worked for some time and I doubt you have any intentions of working so let me rephrase that.  If you are a man who has … Continue reading

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Another Milestone!

Yesterday marked another milestone in the Walcott family. Kenyan, our second son, said goodbye to preschool in a graduation ceremony.  He is excited and can’t wait to attend the same school as his big brother, Mikhail.  Although Treyton was also … Continue reading

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I Went To The Animal Farm

Yesterday, despite warnings of heavy rainfalls throughout the day, I took the day off work to accompany Kenyan and Treyton on their class’ field trip to a farm.  Because we had two kids enrolled, both of use were allowed to … Continue reading

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When Madmen Violate Our Kids Sanctuary

It really seems as though madness comes out around Christmas and today is just another proof of that assumption.  Two heavily armed men in their twenties, entered an elementary school and allegedly killed 27 people, most of them kids. What … Continue reading

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Trey is starting school!

Treyton, our two-year old, starts preschool today.   Hard to believe since he’s still our baby.  Where does the time go? Seems like just yesterday we were bringing him home from the hospital. Of the three, Trey is the most … Continue reading

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Teachers and Report Cards

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of meeting my cousin’s Science and English teachers at his school’s ‘Meet the Teachers’ Event.  I was less than impressed with the meeting.  First, I went to see the English teacher.  … Continue reading

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Mikhail is five!!

Seems unbelievable that the little baby that we brought home seemingly a couple of years ago, is now five.  Where did the time go?  I was fortunate to spend the day volunteering in his classroom.  (he sure is the cool … Continue reading

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