On Sunday evening, Zach and I had a deep but short conversation. "Nanny, do I have to go to school tomorrow? They won't care if I miss a day sometimes." I waded in with my pitch about how he didn't need to miss school unless he was sick because he had so much to learn, and how would he ever be able to read big books with big words if he didn't learn. His reply was, "Nanny, I can read those big words if you just give me a minute, I can break them down in chunks and read them.