Best way to track my kids on school buses

Reading Time: < 1 minute We live in a relatively safe area, and both our school districts and our bus drivers are solid (knock on woods on this one though, as nobody can really avoid accidents or incidents). In the past few years, we (at least I) mostly rely on the mobile app SafeStopApp that tracks the school bus for… Continue reading Best way to track my kids on school buses

A run group for LMS 7th grader kids (or 6th, 8th grade kids, or kids, siblings in similar age range)

Reading Time: 4 minutes Any questions please let me know || Mobile: 314 540 2721 || Email: minjie.xu@gmail.com (Update 09-30-2022) Last Friday the shower ruined it. Let’s resume today, it seems the weather will be nice. Of course with #stlwx, weather forecast is really hard, as it could change in 5 minutes πŸ™‚ (Update 09-19-2022) We had 3 kids… Continue reading A run group for LMS 7th grader kids (or 6th, 8th grade kids, or kids, siblings in similar age range)

Middle school after school activities

Reading Time: 4 minutes A.k.a., the enrichment opportunities, as they usually call it in the elementary schools. For middle school, though, they usually have more choices than elementary school. This is the Ladue Middle School current offerings. Note the Science Olympiad itself has 20+ subjects / events, and it’s mind boggling to say the least. Also note I was… Continue reading Middle school after school activities

Meet the Teachers

Reading Time: 2 minutes Community night, open house, curriculum night,… the bottomline is, they are all “meet the teachers” night. It’s not as hard as “meet the parents” (I recall there was a movie with that name). Because of pandemic, last few years, meet the teachers have mostly virtual or drive through, to avoid large crowd etc. And I… Continue reading Meet the Teachers

Alcohol

Reading Time: 2 minutes I started a Twitter thread on Alcohol recently. I have not finished it yet, and I am in a bit relapse now. But I will attempt to rewrite it as a blog. Or reflection. I think the most important thing of all, is we need to make sure we don’t get drunk often, or have… Continue reading Alcohol

Rough day and week, student loan forgiveness and math is brutal too

Reading Time: 2 minutes First: I am happy to say the kids to back to school. In the last 2 weeks before school starts, some days Sophia really got bored, and she let me know that. She asked me to to buy the humming bird feeder, among other things. I recall the days I shopped at Sears (hint, a… Continue reading Rough day and week, student loan forgiveness and math is brutal too

App Store unauthorized charges

Reading Time: < 1 minute In my old job at the credit card πŸ’³ co. I did support for a while and once I spent about 2 hours giving cardholder about 1.3 cents worth of US dollar. Today the roles reversed. Btw, Serenity said she was proud of me (assuming she was complementing I was the cool 😎 guy). What… Continue reading App Store unauthorized charges