Posts Tagged ‘School’:

Posted November 5th, 2008 by justBcoz in Personal
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Holy cow!! It’s been 20 freaking years already!? I’ve just received a reminder about our Class of ’88 matric reunion for next month WAH!!! Unbelievable … feels like just yesterday that I was wearing that revolting blue dress, locked up in the boarding house with 3 geriatric “house mothers”, not being allowed to wear any [...]

Posted September 9th, 2008 by justBcoz in Kids, School
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Son#1 has not been happy at his current school for a number of years now and raised the matter of changing schools with his dad and I last week. He wanted a fresh start, away from the influences of his previous life and the opportunity to focus on school work in a caring and supportive [...]

Posted August 28th, 2008 by justBcoz in Life at Home
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There was a *possible* glitch on the radar for this weekend in that Son#1 wanted to go the grade dance at his school but I thought it wasn’t a good idea. Actually, it’s just about the worst idea in the History of the Universe. It’s far too soon for him, he’s not ready for that [...]

Posted May 16th, 2008 by justBcoz in Kids, Life at Home, School
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CAPE TOWN – SOUTH AFRICA. A 37 year old mother of two teenage boys is convinced that her children have recently been abducted by aliens and are now part of some bizarre extra-terrestrial experiment to alter their normally uncooperative, disorganized and lazy behaviour. This astonishing story began unfolding earlier in the week when the mother, [...]

Posted April 9th, 2008 by justBcoz in Kids, School
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My youngest was supposed to go back to school YESTERDAY and I didn’t know! He came running through to the office in a bit of a panic after a friend had phoned him to find out where he was. I checked the school website out and there it was – School resumes April 8. Aargh!! [...]

Posted March 12th, 2008 by justBcoz in Kids, Life at Home
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It’s a school night; the house rule is that the kids don’t go out on school nights. The only exception to this rule is if there is a compulsory school function. I haven’t always been consistent with enforcing this rule in the past (big mistake) but due to a recent deterioration in school work and [...]