Most mornings I wake up all the sleepy heads in the house and sing “Rise and Shine”….
…..and tell them they are rock stars.
Just in case they forgot from the day before.
Just in case they were wondering.
Most of the time they simply roll their eyes and sigh and ignore me….
….but I know they hear it.
I think I started the whole rock star thing when fourth grade began getting a little tough….which turned into an even tougher fifth grade and now we are knee-deep in sixth grade….
….the very toughest of all.
Navigating sixth grade is kind of like Survivor where they put you on the island with a piece of flint and a few sticks and leave you to figure the rest out.Continue reading