Okay, so. I was just looking at my FB feed and I saw where my friend Marti posted the harrowing total she shelled out for school supplies for her 2 kids. In the comment section, someone mentioned all the "Community" supplies you have to buy these days. Wipes, I get. Kleenex, I get. Germ-X I will supply for the classroom by the GALLON. The classroom is gonna go through those in no time flat and they're not cheap. I'll happily send some around the first of the year just to help teachers replenish. God knows they have to buy enough crap for their classrooms out of their own pockets. I have no problem helping with those expenses.
Having said that, when you ask me to buy 3 blue pocket folders, 3 red pocket folders, and 3 purple pocket folders and NOT put my kids mane on ANY of them?? I'm just gonna have to ignore your request, take my fattie Sharpie marker, and write TB's name right smack in the MIDDLE of every damn folder. I write it in the middle so the teacher can't cover his name with a label with some other kids name. I'm sorry, but I bought my kid the GOOD, will-hold-up-all-year-a-dollar-a-pop folders. Why in the HELL would I want to send those to school just so they can go in the "Community" pile so some other kid can walk around with them and my kid can come home with the fall-apart-in-a-week-bought-for-a-quarter folders?? Not gonna happen. Sorry Teachers. I bought the awesome folders. My kid's gonna GET the awesome folders.
I'll buy some Ziploc bags to make up for it. M'kay??