Tag 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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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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Politics- When Kids Behave and Adults Misbehave

This year’s presidential election has shown me things I never saw in previous elections.  Part of this is because I can see it through the eyes of my now school-age children.  The other reason is because I never saw so … 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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Field trip frenzy!

Recently I joined my son’s 3rd grade class on a field trip to a farm.  It was quite a chaperoning adventure but I got to make some interesting observations.  We started off from the school late because we couldn’t fit … Continue reading

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