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Mayday, Mayday

I am happy to report, in case you don’t have a calendar handy, that there are only six more days of May. If you have kids in the school system, you know why this is a good thing. If you don’t have kids, you’re probably sick and tired of parents complaining about May. “What‘s the big deal?” you ask.
Well, the big deal is that us parents are worn down by the sheer volume of end-of-year-appreciation-merit assembly-achievement award-dress up in costume events. 
And of course, each of these happens at 1:45 in the afternoon on a work day, so hopefully your boss has kids and understands, or you’re screwed. No bonus for you.
I’ve determined that this bee hive of activity is designed to distract us from the real issue at hand: our kids are another year older. Another milestone has been crossed. Pre-K babies are now Kindergarteners, 8th graders are now high schoolers, and…gulp…some precious little babies are heading off to college. 
It’s kind of like the parenting finish line. Ok, maybe not th…

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