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To My Fellow Moms, On The First Day Of Kindergarten

To My Fellow Moms, On The First Day Of Kindergarten

08.21.2014
As you take one last look over your shoulder to make sure that your little one is safely tucked into her classroom, and you wipe away the...
Schooled

Schooled

08.18.2014
Anyone who thinks a mother in search of a pack of Crayolas and a bottle of Elmer's isn't dangerous has never had a kid in 4K.
5 Things To Remember When You're Buying Back-To-School Lunch Gear

5 Things To Remember When You're Buying Back-To-School Lunch Gear

08.12.2014
Will these tips solve all of your back-to-school problems? Maybe not, but hopefully they will help you think through your lunch gear choices...
9 Back-to-School Tips To Avoid Flunking Fall

9 Back-to-School Tips To Avoid Flunking Fall

08. 6.2014
Because the summer usually offers many freedoms -- later nights, lazier mornings and space in between to just be a kid -- the structure...
Top 12 Dorm Shopping Mistakes Everyone Makes

Top 12 Dorm Shopping Mistakes Everyone Makes

07.25.2014
With high school graduation behind us, we are turning our focus to the day we will drop our youngest kids off at their freshmen dorms....
The Top 5 Reminders You Really Should Give Your Babysitter

The Top 5 Reminders You Really Should Give Your Babysitter

09.27.2013
Think of these friendly reminders as part of your back-to-school plan to get organized, on track and ready to roll for the new year.
The Most Important Back-to-School Issue in Detroit

The Most Important Back-to-School Issue in Detroit

09.26.2013
The primary problem facing public education is the legislated diversion of time, talent and resources to things that do not improve student...
LOOK: 9-Year-Old's Ambitious Style Schedule

LOOK: 9-Year-Old's Ambitious Style Schedule

09.20.2013
The author of today's cute kid note has back-to-school all figured out. Title: School Hair Styles Author: Macy Age: 9 Style star: Now...
10 Tips for Back-to-School With a Newborn at Home

10 Tips for Back-to-School With a Newborn at Home

09.19.2013
If you have a newborn and also have children attending school, it's a lot for everyone in the household to deal with. Here are 10 back-to-school...
What 'I Don't Want To Go To School' Really Means

What 'I Don't Want To Go To School' Really Means

09.17.2013
"I don't want to go to school" seldom means just that. It is usually the tip of an iceberg. There is either a need that is not being met...
Simple Strategies to Ease Lunch Packing Pain

Simple Strategies to Ease Lunch Packing Pain

09.17.2013
It's a mere few weeks into the school year and I'm already dreading lunch. What's more stressful is a tossup: the caffeine-enhanced frenzy...
A Different Kind Of First

A Different Kind Of First

09.17.2013
You are my first laughter every morning, and my first kiss every night. We are your anchor and you are the compass. For the first time,...
What I Couldn't Help Telling My Kindergartner

What I Couldn't Help Telling My Kindergartner

09.16.2013
"I missed you today," I said. I know plenty of parenting books advise against saying this very thing to our kids; we're not supposed to...
What (Most) Schools Fail To Teach

What (Most) Schools Fail To Teach

09.13.2013
What if there was something schools could do that was scientifically shown to promote emotional resilience, physical health and academic...