Parent Teacher Conferences break my heart

Parent Teacher Conferences break my heart

I recently had a parent-teacher conference for Lennon and I tread them every single time because I tend to already know how it will go and reminding us where he struggles the most. And yet at the same time, it will give us insight on what specifically we may need to work more on without pushing the kid to the breaking point because really he likes school and secondly, well he loves to read… who knew right? Lennon is failing academically BUT he has made a tremendous amount of progress at the same time. It isn’t enough to be on the same level as his peers but its progress nonetheless and we will celebrate that! Something that should be celebrated is the friends Lennon has…

The education frustration

The education frustration

Before I get into this post – Lennon is doing ok. He currently has a terrible cold (and has brought on this post) but still exhibits the same thirst for life and learning as ever. There has not been a word about the transplant and so we are still waiting – kind of eerie as we are coming up on the 2nd year anniversaries for transplant one and two. Now to my grief if you will… so Lennon has a cold brought on oh by the weather change – it is fall now and well that the people in the school can’t make sure he puts his coat on before he leaves the building and well that he is still immune-suppressed etc. Yesterday, Lennon went…