Where Did Summer Go?

Where Did Summer Go?

Wow… I knew the days had flown by fast but I was surprised to see it’s been almost three MONTHS since my last post!! Time flies, which is part of the reason I wanted to do this blog in the first place. I suspect my son’s Senior Year is going to whiz by faster than I’d like, and I’m already noticing how the deadlines are flying at us faster than I’d prefer. For one, I had good intentions of tackling my...

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Add These Books to Your Senior’s Summer Reading List

Add These Books to Your Senior’s Summer Reading List

After spending a fair chunk of time wandering online in search of scholarships to help my son pay for college … and finding as much (or more) gimmicky or irrelevant information as helpful … I decided to check out what’s available in the way of print resources. I happened upon two books that fit the bill, which for me means they are up-to-date and offer enough information and resources to make them worth their price. They came...

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Q&A About Scholarships, College Apps & More…

As the mother of a now high school senior (gulp!) who splits his time between two households, it’s always been a bit of a struggle to keep track of the information that comes home from school during the part of the year when he “lives” at his dad’s house. There have been several times in the past couple years when I’ve found out about a meeting just minutes before it was supposed to start … sometimes not...

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First Things First… A Little Planning Goes a Long Way

First Things First… A Little Planning Goes a Long Way

This is the last week of school before summer break in our little corner of the country. That means a topsy-turvy schedule filled with talent shows, award ceremonies, class picnics and other end-of-the-year functions for kids and parents alike. Already today I’ve made two trips to the junior high to help my 14-year-old transport his drum set for tomorrow’s talent show, followed by an hour and a half at my kindergartener’s...

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Congratulations to the Class of 2012!

Congrats to all of the graduates of the Fergus High Class of 2012, as well as the parents, siblings, grandparents, friends, teachers and everyone else who has supported you in your journey!

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One Year from Today…

One Year from Today…

… we’ll be watching our oldest child accept a diploma from Fergus High School and effectively ending his career as a student of Lewistown Public Schools. … we will (hopefully) know where our son will be headed in the fall, as well as the field(s) of study he will be pursuing and at least some idea of how it’s all going to get paid for. … celebrating this momentous achievement with ceremonies and gifts and...

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