The neighborhood school

The school above is less than three blocks away from where I live. It takes less than ten minutes to walk to, and every day my kids both go there in the morning. But they don’t actually take any classes there. Chalk this up to the vagaries of the public school system here in Chicago.Continue reading “The neighborhood school”

The end of the run and jump?

Three years ago, my younger daughter started kindergarten. The school she attends isn’t in our neighborhood, so she rides the bus from our neighborhood school to her school. She was always happy having me around in the morning, waiting for the bus along with her. We even had a song called “Here Comes the Bus”Continue reading “The end of the run and jump?”