A Clean Slate for the Temperamental One

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mybrood* <–This picture really says it all when it comes to my kids.

Denver is the aloof teenager.

Molly is the shy, slightly awkward middle’un.

And Kennedy…

Well, we love Kennedy.

She’s got the attitude.

The stubborn streak.

The temper.

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Last year over the course of the school year we had many issues with Kennedy.

Her grades and smarts were impeccable. She moved into the advanced reader classes, and has continued on that course this year.

However, we had other issues.

Lying.

Stealing.

Stealing again.

More lies.

There was regular emails between myself and her teacher to verify facts and get our ducks in a row.

Her temper was another issue again, frequent, but not overly so.

She went to ‘friendship classes’, and had sessions with the guidance counselor.

It was quite a year for little K.

*~*

This year we debated.

“Do we warn the teacher?”

We decided not to.

We gave her a pass, a clean slate to try to make this year better all on her own.

So far, it appears to be working…

but we’ll know for sure at Parent Teacher Conference.

~fingers crossed~

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