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education
09/12/2012
Being There for a Hug This week my 2 kiddos returned to school. My first grader (who is characteristically mature and socially well-adjusted) had a rough morning. Following the morning drop-off by Dad, he was quiet and tearful in class and was struggling to recover his emotions. More >>

Tags: Back to SchoolEducationMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingRead On-AirSAHM stay-at-home momStay-at-Home Mom
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09/11/2012
Back to School Blues My son and daughter started full-time school last year. As I dropped them off, I fought back the tears as I drove away watching them walk into their school for the very first time. More >>

Tags: Back to SchoolEducationMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingRead On-AirStay-at-Home Mom
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08/27/2012
Seven Tips for School Success Many families find the start of a new school year to be exciting while others dread it in anticipation of homework, early mornings, and school stress. But all parents want their children to have a successful school year. Here are seven tips to help every child reach that goal... More >>

Tags: EducationFamily/Relationships - Parent/ChildHigh schoolHomeworkKidsParentingSchoolTeacher
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08/23/2012
A 'School's' Automated Answering Message This is a faked automated answering service message was. It's supposed to be at a school -- in this case: Australia. Although it is not real, in many ways, it is a humorous listen. More >>

Tags: EducationHumor
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08/22/2012
What I Wish I'd Known Years Ago... Years ago I wish I had known that acquiring an education would assist in 'being someone'. Finding my passion, my purpose before getting married would have been a smart move. I married to become me and it didn't work. More >>

Tags: EducationMarriagePersonal ResponsibilityValues
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08/20/2012
A Case for Year-Round School As a kid, I loved the thrill of returning to school after a three-month summer break. And later, as a teacher, summer vacation was an essential recharge for the next school year. Yet, it's time we rethink the traditional school calendar that's been in place for over a century in America, and alter the much beloved summer vacation... More >>

Tags: back to schoolEducationHigh schoolKidsParentingStay-at-Home MomTeacher
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08/20/2012
Two Young People, Two Very Different Lives in 'Timothy Green' and 'Sparkle' Both opening this past weekend, 'The Odd Life of Timothy Green' and 'Sparkle' take two very different looks into the lives of young people... More >>

Tags: EducationFamily/Relationships - Parent/ChildHigh schoolMovie ReviewParentingPG-13 ratingRelativesSiblingsTeens
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08/17/2012
First Day of School After my first child's first day at kindergarten, I asked how it went. She launched into a detailed description of how a pack of older students surrounded her... More >>

Tags: Child's humorEducationHumorKindergartenParentingRead On-AirSchool
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08/06/2012
'Dog Days' Respectably Captures Middle School Angst 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days' isn't Academy Award caliber, but the PG-rated film is recommended for any readers of the series and their younger siblings too... More >>

Tags: EducationFamily/Relationships - Parent/ChildMiddle schoolMovie ReviewParentingStay-at-Home MomTeensTweens
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08/03/2012
Most Memorable First Day of School The first day of school for me always came with jitters and a stomach so nervous, I could have thrown up at any moment. It's ironic I now work in a school and I'm happy to say I don't feel that way anymore! More >>

Tags: EducationHumorParentingSchool
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