Every parent should know the pleasure of having a self-motivated child. I may have to change her psuedonym from Sweetness to Smartypants - for her sophomore year of high school, she is taking AP History, AP Chemistry, Honors English, Honors Biology, Honors French, Honors Algebra II, Orchestra, Chorale and Gym. And all without even the tiniest bit of pressure from me or the Mr.
Meanwhile, the Monkey was testing the theory of gravity this afternoon. She was climbing a small tree in our front yard when she slipped and fell like the apple that hit Sir Isaac Newton on the head. After a short bout of extremely angry screaming and the fortuitous arrival of a neighbor who happens to be an EMT, we figured out she was bruised but not broken.