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“How was School Today?”

Monday, August 19th, 2019

It’s that time of year again, everyone: school time! You might remember coming home after a long day of school and you hear that age-old question: “how was school today?” It is so easy to respond with a quick, “fine,” or “good,” without really getting into the specifics. You might also remember asking your own children this and, maybe, becoming frustrated with the one-word answers day after day. 

Preparing for Kindergarten

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

Your child attends Kindergarten this fall!  Along with seasonal changes, preschool preferences shift to school age inclinations. Glue bottles, multi colored markers, and super hero/princess backpacks are today’s essentials. 

Rain, Rain, Go Away

Friday, June 21st, 2019

“Rain, rain, go away.  Come again another day!”  Just two weeks of warm sun, decent wind, and a good drying out would have gone a long way toward getting spring field work done.  Of course, we don’t get to control the weather.  Instead, we learn to cope with whatever weather comes our way.  In farming and rural communities in particular we learn to come to terms with the reality of life’s risks.