Tag: school

Parenting in Crisis

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I am sobbing. I am not sure what’s come over me but I am crying to this kind, sweet third grade teacher who, much...

School Supplies Surprise: A New Way to Save My Sanity

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It may seem early to start thinking about back to school shopping, but a little planning now can have you sailing through summer without...

3 Reasons to Join Your School’s PTO

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When we moved to Oregon, I was desperate to meet other people and feel connected with our new community. I decided to try a...

10 Tips to Practice Back Safety This Backpack Awareness Day

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How can it already be nearly two weeks into the new school year?! Didn’t school just get out for summer? Wasn’t it just July...

Adjusting to Kindergarten…For Moms

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There is a lot of talk about kids adjusting to kindergarten and it’s all very important. It is a big adjustment. But what about...

Back-to-School Home WiFi: How Internet Essentials Bridges the Digital Divide

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“Mom,” yelled my second-grader from upstairs, a little panicked, “I can’t get the image to print!”  We were one week away from his project's due...

Teaching Kids How to Fail

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My oldest turned twelve in February. As you can imagine, we are getting into the stage of childhood that rivals any Marvel movie battle....

Let the Kids Do the Science Fair Project

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Oh, how the pendulum has swung. I was part of the free-range generation. We ran around, almost always unsupervised. I came home to a...

Why I’m a Proud PTA Parent

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There are few titles more maligned in mom circles than the “PTA mom.” Like “soccer mom,” the name is often said with a sneer....

Could Online School Be Right for Your Child?

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With the start of the New Year and the upcoming semester, some parents may be thinking about changing their child’s education. My daughter Emily...