Posts for Middle School

How to Lose with Grace

General/Column April 22, 2019

Our son joined the middle school cross country running team in seventh grade and never won a race. In most…

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On Quitting My Job

In Mother Words Blog April 25, 2016

I’ve been out of a job since June. Well, let me clarify: I no longer have a paying job. My…

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Middle School Mama

General/Column April 15, 2016

The closer my oldest son got to sixth grade, the more I realized how young middle schoolers really are. I…

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General/Column February 23, 2015

  Adolescent boys are scaling my walls like lizards on palm wine trilling up and down the scales with odd…

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