Let’s never graduate from graduations, ‘k?

A few years ago, my oldest son graduated from preschool. I enjoyed a lovely commencement speech and sang along with the kids, “My life is a circle! A never-ending circle!” It was a totally momentous way to recognize how far he’d come in the 2125 days that he’d been alive.

It seems like just the other day that he graduated from the Meadow program at age two (his sandbox thesis was amazing) and when he got a certificate — a genuine certificate! — after the Seashore Room at age three (he got extra credit for innovative…