BY DEBBIE BROWN
INSIDE LINCOLN CORRESPONDENT
may have been in theminority but I neverlooked forward to whenmy girls returned toschool at the end of sum-mer.Some parents dread thelast day of school becauseit means that the kids arehome for a couple of months.I, however, loved having the girls home for thattime. It meant we couldtake day trips, hang out with friends and give us abreak from the routine.Regardless of whetherparents love having thekids home for the summeror if they enjoy whenschool starts, I don't know any parent who looks for- ward to the struggles of getting kids prepared forthe new school year, get-ting them up every morn-ing or the battles thatsometimes accompany homework.One aspect of summer-time that kids love is thatbedtime is usually a lotmore lax. When I was akid, there was always aSunday morning (a cou-ple of weeks before schoolstarted) that my parentsspoke the dreaded sen-tence: “Starting tonight, you’re going to go to bedearly so that you can getback in the habit of school.”That was always the firstsign that the paradise of summer was going to justend up being another
INSIDE LINCOLN • AUGUST 2013
Learning goodhabits in schooland at home
It's never tooearly to teachyour child theimportance ofschool. The Lit-tle SchoolHouse offerspreschool andpre-k classes,and instills theimportance ofgood life skillhabits, as wellas teaching stu-dents aboutcommunityinvolvement.OwenErrotabereproudly leadshis fellow class-mates in theflag salute attheir recentgraduation day.
DEBBIE BROWN • INSIDELINCOLN
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