# The pain of learning

### Doing it is how you get it (I hope)

L (10yo) had a school project due yesterday. A bedroom painting project—calculate the area of walls, doors, windows, figure out how much paint you need, add up cost of supplies.

She’d done some of the work. The remaining steps weren’t too much to tackle on a Monday afternoon at 4pm.

Ha, haha, ha.

*I should know better by now.*

At one point (about 2 hours …