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Monday, October 20, 2008

1st grade

Grit just wrote something that reminded me of my childhood baking pies and canning food all summer with my mom and two brothers. My mom is a first grade teacher and she taught me in first grade. I have very vivid memories of kindergarten (it's where I told my first lie) but I barely remember first grade. I wonder, do moms give us such a cozy security blanket that we forget things?


Potty Mummy said...

I think that probably the mum security blanket thing is spot on. I would definitely wrap both mine up in cotton wool if I was able (and if it wouldn't result in yet more cries of 'I'm itching!' in the middle of the night...). As for being absent minded - well would love to chat about that but I think I left the iron on.

PS - Charlotte looks gorgeous in all those recent photos, btw!

Grit said...

i've wondered about this, because despite protecting mine as much as possible from jessie of 3G, i actually believe my kidlets should experience more risk than I give them, and that risk should be from other children, rather than falling out of apple trees. hmmm. i will continue to ponder this one.

R. Molder said...

PM - thanks for the lovely comments!

Grit - interesting way of putting it, risk from other children. Will look forward to any further thoughts on this.