When someone asks me what I do, I want to say everything. Or nothing. Instead, I say I’m a Stay at Home Mom. When I tell them my kids are in school, they give me a funny look. Even though they aren’t home with me, my kids still need me to be there. Let me explain. I’ve […]
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School is an entirely different ballgame these days. Full days of Kindergarten, common core math, and technology for everything. It moves at a faster pace and academics are stressed at a very early age. For my child, school is hard. As a parent, it is so difficult to see him struggle, especially when I didn’t […]
There is so much talk about how important your “tribe” is today. Don’t get me wrong, finding supportive friends is amazing, helpful, and definitely needed. However, the most critical part of my family’s tribe are our Grandparents. I’m not sure that we would have made it through the early years without them. Actually, that’s not […]
‘Twas the night before school starts, and a mom sipping wine Was counting notebooks and folders to make sure there was nine. The backpacks were full, hung by the front door with care In hopes of avoiding chaos if she can be more prepared. The kids in their beds, too excited to rest Were […]
My children, both born at the end of August, are the youngest in their respective classes at school. In fact, I remember joking with my OB that if my daughter, due September 1, was even a day late, it would mean an entire extra year where she couldn’t go to school. I know there are […]
I remember being so excited to go shopping for school supplies as a kid. I would carefully match folders with notebooks and carefully craft my arguments so I could convince my mom to let me get a Lisa Frank Trapper Keeper. But now that I AM THE MOM and I have three kids to shop […]
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Grades aren’t really important at our house. I know. It seems sacrilegious in the competitiveness of today’s age, but I don’t care. To me, a grade is a subjective measurement of what one person thinks is important in a class and may not measure what a student has learned at all. I say this to my […]
It’s the beginning of the school year. She just moved into the neighborhood over the summer. You’ve seen her on walks with her kids and the dog. You passed her in the grocery store. Maybe even saw her at a local park or festival, but you’ve never actually met her. Now it is the first […]