This ties in with piano practicing and challenges therein.
Originally posted on Arioso7's Blog (Shirley Kirsten):
Here’s a snapshot of overloaded kids FOLLOWING lessons: (Friday Afternoon)
MOM: “Shiloh, Get ready for swimming. Your towel is folded into your knapsack…. Math Club reminder. Your cubic folder is on top of your cups. (athletic protector), and grab your Ukelele for choir. (The private school purchased 150 ukeleles, so each over-booked kid got one)
“Honey, your fanny pack has three snacks separately wrapped and labeled. They should last you until Ian’s mom swings by for soccer. Grab your cleats, shin guards, and uniform, please.
“Benedict’s dad should be parked behind the goal posts to take you both to horseback riding. Pack the saddle and riding boots.
“And put your snorkeling gear on top of your dresser for tomorrow, before Swim Meet and Soccer Play-offs.
Lila, the older sister, had tennis lessons, breast stroke, harmonica ensemble and miscellaneous. Mom doubled on all instructions, hardware, software, everything short of making sure…
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