At the Onset of a New School Year

My husband commented last night that our “new year” is not marked by January 1st, even with all of its fanfare and resolutions for change. Our new year revolves around the school year and the change from one grade to the next. New teachers. New routine. New homework expectations. New relationships with classmates.

On the very last day of summer break, it rained. Rather than have kids complain all day…