Monday, October 3, 2016

Opportunities for growth

G is going to the priesthood preview this Sunday and was asked to give the opening prayer.  I don't know yet if he's planing to voice or sign.

Tonight G took a module exam for his online math class.  He is in the habit of rushing through the evaluations and being able to re-set them if he does poorly.  He did poorly and cannot reset it.  He didn't write down any work.  I sat down with him afterward and went through each question, having him write down the answer and work. 

I'm so grateful for the chance to go through this with him and help him develop strategies for how to do better next time.  He was so embarrassed about his low score, and that's a growth moment.  Feel the burn kid.  Do better!


I wanted to make jam, and like always, I realized I didn't have quite enough sugar.  Rather than go to the store I asked G to calculate ...