At these talks every year, we also stress the importance of doing their best. Sure, second grade isn't exactly the pinnacle of academic achievement, but we feel they need to learn to try their hardest, no matter WHAT level they're on. We constantly remind them that their only job right now is to do well in school.
Which really cuts into Chase's hopes and dreams of playing his ukulele on the street for cash, right next to the crack dealers and homeless shanty towns.
I know, we're just cruel like that.
But when I found this list in Hannah's backpack the other day, it really made me smile.
What can I say? Girlfriend likes herself a good list.
I find them often on her nightstand - lists of what she needs to do the next day, lists of books she wants to read, and even lists of outfits she plans to wear.
Clearly, that nut didn't fall too far from the tree.
But this list particular list takes the cake:
In case her little handwriting is hard to read, here is the translation:
- Try my best on every test
- Introduce myself to a lot of people
- Never say anything roude (rude)
- Never swear
- Don't do anything that is mean just to be funny for your friends
I'm pretty sure she just might be on to something.