I happily wanted to oblige and write a How To except then I was stuck. I don't know how to do anything that everyone else doesn't also know how to do. And better.
So I dug deep. I pondered. I realized I really do have skills. And I'm happy to share.
Last week was "Turn Off the TV" week at Emma's school. This wasn't very hard for our family since
I would rather go to the dentist than an evening school activity.
And that's saying something.
On further inquiry, I learned that the reason Emma wanted to go was because her teacher was holding a little drawing for money towards a book order and you got your name in an extra time for each of the activities you attended. Emma was gunning for $10 in free book order money.
I said, "How about if I pay you $10 not to go?" (and not to ask about it again)
She said, "Done."
And THAT is how to get out of going to school activities. You're welcome.
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