Both of my older girls worked hard.
During the busiest, craziest week we had so far this school year, both girls picked campaign slogans, drafted their speeches, typed them out, edited them and practiced until they were just right.
They both finished their homework quickly and then clocked over two hours a piece in between evening activities to design and create their campaign posters.
One of my daughters won the student government officer election at her school.
The other lost.
These kinds of unbalanced victories are tough for us. With two overachievers so close in age, it’s never easy to cheer and console at the same time.
But we did it.
I watched them climb into the minivan and I knew it right away. One girl had a bouncy step and smile. One girl held herself together until she flopped down into her seat and started to cry.
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