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New Project, Had to do a Midweek Shop and No School Tomorrow

March 4th, 2015 at 05:32 pm

It was the kickoff meeting for my new project today. You'd be proud of me: I stood my ground about our upcoming vacation (which I noted in my proposal to them). I said I wouldn't work on holiday, so that week did not count toward the schedule.

I ended up doing a midweek shop this week, which I never do. I really can't remember the last time. I bought some staples we ran out of (olive oil) and sour cream for tonight's dinner. I would have ended up buying these during the weekend shop anyway, so it is what it is.

While I was there, I picked up a prepared salad for lunch (which I also never do). I will get reimbursed from the office since the reason for the salad is that the kickoff meeting went so long I missed lunch.

Today F went to see the psychologist. She was great, and F came out of there seeming like a weight was off her shoulders. I think it was just the act of letting someone else in on her secret anxiety. So we have an appointment next week, and we've reserved the slot for the near future. The cost was $10 (insurance!!! yay!).

Tomorrow: parent-teacher conference at 8:45, and for the first time I'm dreading it (in the past it's just been "F is a joy to have in class and very bright"). I want to talk about F's schoolwork, but I know the teacher wants to talk about the anxiety (I'm not guessing - she emailed me). I'm just going to tell her that F has just seeing someone so maybe we can check back in a month after she's seen her 4 or 5 times. Her work notebook is sent home every other week and I look at everything and sign off and send it back, so I know the anxiety hasn't affected her work (she's getting all A's).

After the conference I need to go match a stucco color; F said that was fun and she'd help. Then I'm teaching spinning, which F definitely wants to go to. Then we'll have lunch together.

Friday is a no-school day, too, and F has a friend coming over. Maybe I'll get a little bit done while they play.

3 Responses to “New Project, Had to do a Midweek Shop and No School Tomorrow”

  1. VS_ozgirl Says:

    So nice to hear that F's trip to the psychologist went really well Smile

  2. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    That is so good that F seemed to get a lot out of her visit with the psychologist!

  3. Buendia Says:

    Thank you! And... we had the Parent Teacher conference today and it was amazing! They love her, and her test scores were in top 3% and they say she's a pleasure to have in class and a gifted writer. The negatives: she doesn't like to sit down and is either standing or half out of her chair, so they put her on one side of the class so she wasn't standing up in front of everyone. And she is super organized but sort of messy. But they said it's ok since she knows where everything is.

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