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pulmonary-poultry: jackhawksmoor: pitbullmabari: elphabaforpresidentofgallifrey: boogabeing: aenramsden: luna-forever-1: 馃槀 You have to admire her audacity, if nothing else. Literally my favourite thing about Rogue One is that it makes the opening of New Hope so funny. Like, Vader has followed Leia from a planet he just blew up seconds ago and pursued her across the galaxy and then she鈥檚 just like:聽鈥業鈥檓 on a diplomatic mission to Alderaan鈥 Vader: You鈥檙e a rebel. I just had a fight with your entire rebel fleet and followed you here. Straight from the rebels. Of which you are a part Leia: *dramatic gasp* rebel? Me??? 聽I was just passing through. Diplomatically. Thought it was a five-space-ship pile-up or something going on there鈥β death star plans? on my alderaanian diplomatic mission?it鈥檚 more likely than you think ok but this is like legitimate Canon Improvement because I鈥檇 always wondered why Vader was so wildly furious at the start of the movie like聽鈥渞ahhhhh bring me the passengers I WANT THEM ALIVE!!!!鈥 and now I鈥檓 like ohh yeah okay they literally JUST blew up Vader鈥檚 base, stole his sh!t, and took off while giving him the finger from the window Leia being a lot more smug than she has any right to be: I鈥檓 a member of the Imperial Senate on a diplomatic mission to Alderaan-Vader nearly in tears from frustration: YOU ARE PART OF THE REBEL ALLIANCE AND A TRAITOR TAKE HER AWAY: 5 MINUTES LATER pulmonary-poultry: jackhawksmoor: pitbullmabari: elphabaforpresidentofgallifrey: boogabeing: aenramsden: luna-forever-1: 馃槀 You have to admire her audacity, if nothing else. Literally my favourite thing about Rogue One is that it makes the opening of New Hope so funny. Like, Vader has followed Leia from a planet he just blew up seconds ago and pursued her across the galaxy and then she鈥檚 just like:聽鈥業鈥檓 on a diplomatic mission to Alderaan鈥 Vader: You鈥檙e a rebel. I just had a fight with your entire rebel fleet and followed you here. Straight from the rebels. Of which you are a part Leia: *dramatic gasp* rebel? Me??? 聽I was just passing through. Diplomatically. Thought it was a five-space-ship pile-up or something going on there鈥β death star plans? on my alderaanian diplomatic mission?it鈥檚 more likely than you think ok but this is like legitimate Canon Improvement because I鈥檇 always wondered why Vader was so wildly furious at the start of the movie like聽鈥渞ahhhhh bring me the passengers I WANT THEM ALIVE!!!!鈥 and now I鈥檓 like ohh yeah okay they literally JUST blew up Vader鈥檚 base, stole his sh!t, and took off while giving him the finger from the window Leia being a lot more smug than she has any right to be: I鈥檓 a member of the Imperial Senate on a diplomatic mission to Alderaan-Vader nearly in tears from frustration: YOU ARE PART OF THE REBEL ALLIANCE AND A TRAITOR TAKE HER AWAY
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congitune: jimbilljohn: australianpikachu: i鈥檓 in tears bring this back for sun and moon while everyone鈥檚 forgotten I love all the google translate Japanese text so I鈥檓 gonna translate it: The top caption: 鈥淣either you or I can read even two words in Japanese!鈥 The caption on the side photo: 鈥淭his image has terrible editing, but it鈥檚 still going to trick you!鈥 The vertical text was most likely 鈥淓at shit!鈥 Species: Pokemon Type: steel, electric, dragon Ability: BABY KILLER : Sy 銈偖銈偄銉7靷 鈻茬銇亗銇仧銈傛棩鏈獮銇т簩銇ゃ伄 瑷钁夈倰瑾伩鍙栥倠銇撱仺銇屻仹銇嶃仾銇 閾亼銈! CD 銇 路 鈻层亾銇偆銉°兗銈搞伅涓嶅崄鍒 銇с仚銇屻併仢銈屻伅銇俱仩銇傘仾銇熴倰 銇犮伨銇! 銉°偓銈偖銈偄銉 鍒嗛 銉溿偗 銉€兂 椋 銈裤偆?銉 :i銇亴銇 銇с倱銇嶃傘儔銉┿偞, 銇 銇忋仜1 :璧ゃ亱銆傘倱銇偔銉 楂樸仌 : 960 m 蠁銇261 60kg 銈 congitune: jimbilljohn: australianpikachu: i鈥檓 in tears bring this back for sun and moon while everyone鈥檚 forgotten I love all the google translate Japanese text so I鈥檓 gonna translate it: The top caption: 鈥淣either you or I can read even two words in Japanese!鈥 The caption on the side photo: 鈥淭his image has terrible editing, but it鈥檚 still going to trick you!鈥 The vertical text was most likely 鈥淓at shit!鈥 Species: Pokemon Type: steel, electric, dragon Ability: BABY KILLER
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vaporwavevocap: ryttu3k: darkwizardjamesmason: dienaziscum: fishcustardandclintbarton: huffingtonpost: Mom declares her daughter is done with homework in viral email. Blogger Bunmi Laditan sent her 10-year-old鈥檚 school a clear message. 鈥淗ello Maya鈥檚 teachers, Maya will be drastically reducing the amount of homework she does this year. She鈥檚 been very stressed and is starting to have physical symptoms such as chest pain and waking up at 4 a.m. worrying about her school workload. She鈥檚 not behind academically and very much enjoys school. We consulted with a tutor and a therapist suggested we lighten her workload. Doing 2-3 hours of homework after getting home at 4:30 is leaving little time for her to just be a child and enjoy family time and we鈥檇 like to avoid her sinking into a depression over this.鈥 A++++ parenting 馃挏 I鈥檝e talked with a whole cadre of child therapists and psychiatrists about this very issue. There is little conclusive evidence聽that homework significantly improves elementary school children鈥檚 grades, understanding of subjects, or facility with various operations, processes, etc. However, plenty of evidence suggests that ever-increasing amounts of homework for young children lead to stress, anxiety, emotional fatigue, resistance toward academics in general, lack of leisure time to build social/interpersonal skills, and poorer family relations. 聽(My kids were doing about 3 hours a week IN KINDERGARTEN, at age 5 鈥 so that鈥檚 陆 hour every night, after a 6.5 hour school day, or else saving it up for long slogs over the weekend, even more disruptive. And that wasn鈥檛 including reading practice!) We have stopped doing homework altogether with my 7 year old as a result of severe anxiety/depression and a learning disability. She had gotten to a place where she had so little self confidence and truly believed that she was stupid and worthless, not just because of homework of course 鈥 but every time we tried to sit down to do homework with her, it鈥檇 end in tears with her really vehemently berating herself, and no amount of encouragement could ameliorate the damage done. Now, granted, she鈥檚 got other things going on besides just an overload of school work. But in NO WAY did the homework help her, either academically or emotionally.聽 No little kid should have to spend an hour or more each night getting through homework. Now, my deal with Siena is that if she wants to give her homework a shot, I will absolutely help her if she wishes for help, but I no longer force her to complete all of it or to work on it for some set length of time before finally throwing in the towel.聽 Guess what? With the pressure taken off, she鈥檚 actually doing MORE independent work now, purely out of the desire to learn and practice, than she ever was before we鈥檇 decided with her therapy team and school that homework was just not a thing this kid could handle. Luckily for my older daughter my school鈥檚 3rd-grade team decided to hand out homework only 3x/week, and the sheets take no more than 15-20 minutes to complete. That is totally reasonable for 8-9 year olds!聽 Anyway tl;dr just because the school system may require it sure as shit doesn鈥檛 mean parents can鈥檛, or shouldn鈥檛, fight it. Do what鈥檚 right for your kid, and above all, let them be kids.聽 I eventually stopped doing homework because I was overwhelmed by it. There was an article just the other day in the local paper about a primary school that鈥檚 abolishing homework! You can read it here (autoplay video, gives you a few seconds to stop it). Homework is intrusive in a young child鈥檚 life. It makes sense for adults who will likely have to bring work home with them so in college it鈥檚 good training. But for young kids. No. Seriously I鈥檓 100% on board with this. There are high school students expected to do three or four hours and beyond worth of homework every day. It鈥檚 fucking ridiculous. And I work in elementary school where we literally have little kids develop anxiety disorder and have panic attacks over homework and testing. This shit is not normal.: Maya's Homework 5:32 PM (9 minutes ago) Bunmi Laditan to Hello Maya's teachers, Maya will be drastically reducing the amount of homework she does this year. She's been very stressed and is starting to have physical symptoms such as chest pain and waking up at 4AM worrying about her school workload. She's not behind academically and very much enjoys school. We've consulted with a tutor and a therapist suggested we lighten her workload. Doing 2-3 hours of homework after getting home at 4:30 is leaving little time for her to just be a child and enjoy family time and we'd like to avoid her sinking into a depression over this. Thank you for understanding. warmly, Bunmi vaporwavevocap: ryttu3k: darkwizardjamesmason: dienaziscum: fishcustardandclintbarton: huffingtonpost: Mom declares her daughter is done with homework in viral email. Blogger Bunmi Laditan sent her 10-year-old鈥檚 school a clear message. 鈥淗ello Maya鈥檚 teachers, Maya will be drastically reducing the amount of homework she does this year. She鈥檚 been very stressed and is starting to have physical symptoms such as chest pain and waking up at 4 a.m. worrying about her school workload. She鈥檚 not behind academically and very much enjoys school. We consulted with a tutor and a therapist suggested we lighten her workload. Doing 2-3 hours of homework after getting home at 4:30 is leaving little time for her to just be a child and enjoy family time and we鈥檇 like to avoid her sinking into a depression over this.鈥 A++++ parenting 馃挏 I鈥檝e talked with a whole cadre of child therapists and psychiatrists about this very issue. There is little conclusive evidence聽that homework significantly improves elementary school children鈥檚 grades, understanding of subjects, or facility with various operations, processes, etc. However, plenty of evidence suggests that ever-increasing amounts of homework for young children lead to stress, anxiety, emotional fatigue, resistance toward academics in general, lack of leisure time to build social/interpersonal skills, and poorer family relations. 聽(My kids were doing about 3 hours a week IN KINDERGARTEN, at age 5 鈥 so that鈥檚 陆 hour every night, after a 6.5 hour school day, or else saving it up for long slogs over the weekend, even more disruptive. And that wasn鈥檛 including reading practice!) We have stopped doing homework altogether with my 7 year old as a result of severe anxiety/depression and a learning disability. She had gotten to a place where she had so little self confidence and truly believed that she was stupid and worthless, not just because of homework of course 鈥 but every time we tried to sit down to do homework with her, it鈥檇 end in tears with her really vehemently berating herself, and no amount of encouragement could ameliorate the damage done. Now, granted, she鈥檚 got other things going on besides just an overload of school work. But in NO WAY did the homework help her, either academically or emotionally.聽 No little kid should have to spend an hour or more each night getting through homework. Now, my deal with Siena is that if she wants to give her homework a shot, I will absolutely help her if she wishes for help, but I no longer force her to complete all of it or to work on it for some set length of time before finally throwing in the towel.聽 Guess what? With the pressure taken off, she鈥檚 actually doing MORE independent work now, purely out of the desire to learn and practice, than she ever was before we鈥檇 decided with her therapy team and school that homework was just not a thing this kid could handle. Luckily for my older daughter my school鈥檚 3rd-grade team decided to hand out homework only 3x/week, and the sheets take no more than 15-20 minutes to complete. That is totally reasonable for 8-9 year olds!聽 Anyway tl;dr just because the school system may require it sure as shit doesn鈥檛 mean parents can鈥檛, or shouldn鈥檛, fight it. Do what鈥檚 right for your kid, and above all, let them be kids.聽 I eventually stopped doing homework because I was overwhelmed by it. There was an article just the other day in the local paper about a primary school that鈥檚 abolishing homework! You can read it here (autoplay video, gives you a few seconds to stop it). Homework is intrusive in a young child鈥檚 life. It makes sense for adults who will likely have to bring work home with them so in college it鈥檚 good training. But for young kids. No. Seriously I鈥檓 100% on board with this. There are high school students expected to do three or four hours and beyond worth of homework every day. It鈥檚 fucking ridiculous. And I work in elementary school where we literally have little kids develop anxiety disorder and have panic attacks over homework and testing. This shit is not normal.
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