Monthly Archives: February 2015

Fractured Fairy Tales

Grandma Kc wrote this on February 26th, 2015 29 Replies

I love that Amara’s Dad is involved at her school. He works full time so he doesn’t get the opportunity to be there as much as her Mom does but he always takes the day off for special events like the trip to the OC Animal Shelter, The Gold Rush Days and Jog-a-thon — just Read the Rest

Why Jenna likes to Read

Grandma Kc wrote this on February 19th, 2015 25 Replies

There has been a lot of excitement at Amara’ school recently. The PTA received a $5000 grant from Lowe’s to help Santiago Scholars become Super Readers. They are planning a huge kickoff event for Read Across America over the first week of March. I am thrilled to be on this committee (more on that later). Read the Rest

Animal Lovers

Grandma Kc wrote this on February 13th, 2015 22 Replies

I’ve bragged about the fact that Amara belongs to the RAK (Random Acts of Kindness) Club at her school but I can’t help it. I love that they refer to themselves as Ambassadors of Kindness. There are thirty 5th graders in RAK. I know 30 sounds like a lot of 5th graders but keep in Read the Rest

Road Rage

Grandma Kc wrote this on February 8th, 2015 25 Replies

As parents, we have probably all done something in front of our children that we look back on with regret. I made my mistake in front of Amara’s Mommy and her friend and I still feel guilty about it. It was around 1989 and I don’t think they called it road rage yet. I am Read the Rest

A Banana Tattoo

Grandma Kc wrote this on February 3rd, 2015 24 Replies

No, Amara didn’t get a tattoo! She gave a banana a tattoo! A couple of weeks ago she was telling me about an idea she saw on Pinterest for tattooing a banana! Yep, Amara has a Pinterest account! Unfortunately, I didn’t have any bananas. This weekend when she slept over I had bananas! I think Read the Rest