This fall our son heads off to Preschool and our daughter will be in 1st Grade…wait a minute….hello? How did I get here? Where did my babies go???
I thought I was still young and cool, but yeah….probably not so much. Last week I looked at my outfit and thought I was teetering on the cusp of actually looking like a PTA Mom! (*shiver!* …but please, PTA Moms, don’t email me and ask what that meant. I think we can all come up with our own explanation and accompanying visual!)
I have been invited to be on the Boards of both schools and have accepted both of those offers; however, I wonder if either of them truly knows what they have gotten themselves into. A green mom is a whole different creature than a non-green mom!
I discovered that my son’s Preschool doesn’t recycle…at all. My daughter’s Elementary school is addicted to styrofoam. (*second shiver!*) These kids ARE the future. As cliche as that sounds, it’s just a fact. We need to start instilling environmental consciousness within them NOW…our children should never look at a plastic bottle as trash. This is our opportunity! I have a lot of work to do, and plenty of minds and policies to change.
THIS, my friends, is going to be my newest challenge…and oh, what a challenge it will be!
photo by: Wesley Fryer
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