June 29 – Something You To Tell Others
aka. Post 29 of Those 30 Posts in June Blog-Every-Day Posts
Humbly, of course.
It’s not my achievement after all. And all those know-it-all parenting advice books insist that you’re not supposed to actually, literally, say that to the kid herself because, gag, you set unreasonable expectations for achievement and really, you’re supposed to rewarding behavior not results and smart is a result not a behavior.
But she’s smart.
Report cards came home yesterday, and by “came home” I mean that they were posted on the education portal website under the category of assessment as a downloadable PDF. No fudging grades in 2016.
For the second year in a row: straight As.
[Mic drop. Walks out of the classroom.]
Grade three achievement is not likely to show up on a college application, but they don’t hand out great marks to every kid. I don’t think so, anyhow. I only have one so my sample size is pretty small.
But no: she’s a clever, determined, and thoughtful little kid — when she wants to be, and seemingly she wants to be at school. And I do tell her that almost every day.