So I got to thinking: last night while out for dinner with the family, I explained to Julianna and Chloe, really for the first time, about this blog.  I asked them if they would like to help me write for the blog now and then.  They both said they’d like to.  Julianna helped me once before without really knowing she was helping.  I don’t know how this is going to go but I love that they both expressed an interest in writing.  It is a bit of a departure from the typical “dad” post but I figured a look behind the curtain, from the perspective of the subjects of most of the posts, might be fun too.

Here are the rules:

  1. I sit them down with the laptop and give them a text editor.
  2. I give them a topic without any prior warning.
  3. They can explain the topic however they’d like.
  4. I probably won’t edit (I have my occasional reasons).

Julianna is a “kidsplainer”.  She loves to explain how things work to anyone who will listen.  She’ll explain to her sister how dance class works.  She’ll explain to me why it was strange that “Shopkins: Season 4” pricing was discounted because its, “like, brand new and when things are new everyone wants them and they don’t need to be less expensive than other times.”

Without further adieu, I give you Julianna’s first post.  I asked her to explain what it was like to be in the 2nd Grade.

Second grade is my favorite grade because,first my teacher is so nice,funny,and helpful.
Also,after thanksgiving break for five weeks you switch teachers for math class.
Next,you can make AWESOME,new friends that you will have a blast with.
Lastly,when you walk out of school on the last day of school you should be super proud
of yourself because you accomplished lots of learning and work.


Julianna the Kidsplainer
Julianna the Kidsplainer