Friday, March 24, 2017

sol17 #24: clogging the toilet

"Mrs. Jantz! J is clogging the toilet!" she exclaims, out of breath, at recess.

"What?! How do you know that if you're out here?" I naturally respond.

"No, he's not in the bathroom! He's sitting at the end of the slide and not moving. So everyone going down is stuck behind him!"

Thank you, sweet second grader, for updating my recess lingo. :)


  1. HA! I love recess stories - so much fun! Even when someone is "clogging the toilet!"

  2. I remember my confusion the first time a student reported this to me. Such a creative name for it!


sol18: it's okay to cry

Being a parent requires an insane amount of patience, love, and understanding. It's the best and hardest job in the world. It means mis...