Kindergarten Eve

I made it! I’m the mom of a kindergartener!! I don’t know where the time has gone…no seriously, you’d think you’d be able visibly to see time oozing out of my closets and dangling from my drawers; from anywhere one might try to shove something she was trying to hide, like piles of dirty of laundry.

Over the past five years, there have been many days that dragged on without end in sight. At times, it seemed the clock stood still. In those time-intensive, patience-testing, full-on-attention-demanding days of early childhood, time felt more like a wounded sparrow; it was hard to imagine that she actually might fly again some day. Yet fly she does.

Back in the spring, during a momentary lapse of sanity, I wondered if perhaps I should homeschool my More

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