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They Have Arrived -- The Wonder Years
Award winning columnist, writer, reporter, single mother, and ...
As we walked out of the building where my son will spend the next three years before moving on to (I-don't-even-want-to-think-about-it high-school) I so badly wanted to hug him and not let go.
Open Classes in OUR Classrooms
Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd
has a B.S. in Psychology and a MEd, with an emphasis on child ...
I love to learn. I would be the person in college for the rest of my life if I could fit it in with everything else I do. So when I came across Harvard's open classes, I was in heaven.
8 Ways to Get Your Junior High Schooler to Wear a Winter Jacket
Writer, Activist, Mom
The nerve endings of elementary school aged children actually mutate on the last day of 6th grade; and, their skin no longer feels the elements of cold and wind. This is proven fact.
10 Truths Middle Schoolers Should Know
Kari Kubiszyn Kampakis
Author, speaker, and blogger at karikampakis.com
Make it your goal to peak later in life. Make good choices that set you up for a bright future. If you're not a superstar now, that's OK. This simply means there are better things ahead as you continue to evolve and learn.
8 Things I Wish I Could Tell My '80s 8th Grade Self
Writer and actor
If he won't hold your hand, acknowledge you in the halls or even look at you at school, but he likes to make out with you
school in the orange grove... he's probably not that into you.
Reliving Middle School in Middle Age
Mother, writer and lapsed dramaturg
I hope that what I tell my daughter will also be true for me, so I keep my head down and assure myself that this will pass in time.
ACH! Menopause and Mean Girls, They're Still Here!
Author of blog ExWifeNewLife.com and memoir "There's Been A Ch...
Here I am, an independent, confident woman with five pounds around my middle that don't seem anxious to go anywhere. Unlike my ex-husband and much beloved 30 Rock, they are telling me, "Don't worry kid, we're with ya for the long haul." Much to my dismay I knew something had to be done.
Life Lessons We Learned From The First Day of School
Bullies and Bras
when I look back on my own experience as a child and pre-teen who was bullied after moving here from another country, it occurs to me that the adults in my life -- even those who loved me -- played a part in the bullying too, whether subtly or directly.
Middle Schooler Suspended For Red Hair
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Boy Forced To Pee In Bottle At School?
A Letter to My Son As He Adjusts to Middle School
Essayist, Humorist & Author
Hair and Ego: Part Two, Adolescence
In my unconscious quest to both identify myself apart from the crowd and connect to the "real me," I got my first perm. It was a disaster. Or a tribute to Elizabethan hair fashion, depending upon your outlook.
How To Launch A Nationwide Drug Menace
School Praise: A Daltonian Remembered
Writer, editor, and photographer
Daltonians: keep your beacons burning. Gather your courage and lean on each other. Go on until you can again go forth. Do it in his name.
Junior High Redux: Bounced from a mom's group
Dr. Irene S. Levine
Freelance journalist and author
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