Grits and Purls

Spinning yarns about the grit of life

The other night I was playing with my four-year-old daughter in her bedroom. She was the “Little Mommy,” and I was the “big sister”. She sat at her desk with her colored pencils and Kai Lan notebook “working”. “First,” she said as she donned her special, purple hat, “you have to put on a hat.” …

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So, my daughter’s preschool had parent-teacher conferences the other night, and the subject was my daughter’s upcoming move to the 3-year-old classroom. In many ways it’s an exciting event that needs to happen; in others I dread it because my daughter has so enjoyed her year in the two’s classroom. Her teacher had a list …

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