School agendas and fainting

Lief is a clever nine-year-old who (intentionally or not) seems to be poking fun at the idea of setting weekly goals.

This is what he wrote in his agenda as his goal for the week:

I am happy to report that Lief did, in fact, achieve his goal. He remains upright.


Thanks to Lief’s hilarious mom, Lorraine of  Worn Ragged: Mommies on the Edge, for sharing this with us.


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About Leanne Shirtliffe

Leanne Shirtliffe is the author of SLOTH TO THE RESCUE, SAVING THUNDER THE GREAT, THE CHANGE YOUR NAME STORE, and NO MORE BEIGE FOOD (2016). She also wrote humor books DON'T LICK THE MINIVAN: Things I Never Thought I'd Say To My Kids and MOMMYFESTO. She and her family live in Calgary, Alberta because they like complaining about the weather.

Posted on October 2, 2012, in School Assignments. Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. If one of my students exhibited such subtle understanding, not to mention mastery of the colon and the convention of underlining, I might have a cardiac event. Go Lief.

  2. I like your posts! how do you get so many followers. I just started and I need more 😛

  3. LOL! This is so funny to me. *still cracking up*

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