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6 Things Your Child’s Teacher Wants You To Know This School Year

Say it ain’t so! School is right around the corner. It’s hard to believe, but the countdown to school has begun. Teachers are busy prepping their classrooms and tweaking curriculum maps to make sure that they do all they can for your children this school year.  Here are my teacher tips on what I wish […]

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Please, Don’t Talk Politics In Front of My Child!

Last fall, my first grader had his first brush with politics during a mock election that his school put on for the 2016 presidential election. He was so excited! I thought it would be fun, too. Interactive learning is always the best: what better way to teach kids how the American democratic system works than by actually showing […]

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There is One Room in the House That Will Always Be Mine

Before having children, I shuttered at the image of kid’s ‘stuff’ spread throughout the house. One-use baby accessories, musical toys playing the same three melodies over and over, burp cloths stained with spit-up thrown on the backs of furniture, snack crumbs embedded in furniture seat cushions, and sticky handprints on coffee tables were not focal pieces […]

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Throwing the Mom Pity Party

Today is my 36th birthday. I had grandiose plans of drinking with my friends and having a kid-free dinner – maybe a boat ride at my best friend’s lake house {nice perk, huh?}. Then, this week, my four-year-old son got sick – really sick. Enter, the mom pity party. He had a fever for six […]

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