Magical Truthsaying Bastard Shadesong (shadesong) wrote,
Magical Truthsaying Bastard Shadesong
shadesong

At some point today, Miss Kid is participating in her very first spelling bee. (She doesn't know what time.)

Her: "They only told us about the spelling bee and gave us the list of words on Tuesday!"
Me: "Then no one has any advantage over you."

Lots of "It's okay" and "just do your best" this week. And my advice: "If you're stuck, just close your eyes and picture the word printed on the page of a book."

She didn't participate in the spelling bee last year; too scared. But this year she wants to. It's just intimidating for her. "What if I don't win?" "Then maybe you win next year."

I will have butterflies in my tummy all day...

EDIT: Called the school; the bee is at 1:30, and yes, parents are welcome.

I might go...
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