Category Archives: Education

Engineering Childhood for Future Success

We all want the best for our children but the philosophies on child rearing have changed quite a bit over the generations.   These days it seems there are more and more families trying to engineer their kids’ childhood to … Continue reading

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The Fun of NJ ASK Testing

Many of you, like myself, may be dealing with a child who has NJ ASK testing this month.  I’ve got one taking it this week and the other next week.  I think every family has a different approach to these … Continue reading

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Back to School Blues

Today my kids, like many others, went back to school after summer break.  It was a morning of mixed feelings. They were excited about seeing their friends again along with the curiosity about what adventures the new class would hold. … Continue reading

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Grade School Valentine’s

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone!  V. Day has been all about my kids this year.  We had to make cute handmade Valentine treats for all my younger son’s friends and I got store-bought Dark Knight Valentines with pencils for my older … Continue reading

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Super PTO Moms

Our children’s schools would not be the same without the PTO, which is primarily moms (though I totally appreciate the many dads that help as well).  These parents devote time and do so much to make sure our kids have … Continue reading

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Too Much Summer Fun??

So the kids are home on summer break and my husband and I are always struggling with whether to let them just play and have fun or whether they should be ‘productive’.  I mean is there such a thing as … Continue reading

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Off to a New School

Yesterday was my older son’s last day in his school which only goes through third grade.  We are having mixed emotions about this.  One on hand I’m happy to see him growing up and reaching different milestones but on the … Continue reading

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