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Nutrition Mission
Published: 08/27/19
By: Perry Perkins
As the parent that works from home, getting our daughter ready for school and providing breakfasts, lunches and transportation falls to me. Before Gracie hit school age, I remember thinking … read more
Romancing the Babysitter
Published: 08/27/19
By: Pam Moore
For many parents, the prospect of leaving the children with a babysitter is overwhelming. Not to worry — you already have experience. Finding a sitter is a lot like dating, … read more
Activity Overload?
Published: 08/27/19
By: Rachael Moshman
Back to school means a return to extracurricular activities for many children. Some children are out of the house nearly every night of the week. I have worked with children … read more
Arts Smarts
Published: 08/27/19
By: Shannon Dean
In a highly competitive world that places a huge premium on easily measured achievements, creative arts are sometimes considered an extra for which there is not enough time or money. … read more
Engaging Educators
Published: 08/19/19
By: Gregory Keer
Engaging Educators
Ten years ago, I became a full-time high school teacher. With visions of the film Stand and Deliver dancing in my head, I wanted to turn my real-world experience into … read more
The Racism Predicament
Published: 07/30/19
By: Malia Jacobson
The Racism Predicament
You’re enjoying time with your child and a beloved relative when you hear it: The relative casually uses a hateful term, makes a racist joke, or expresses a privileged perspective … read more
Today’s Study Buddies
Published: 07/30/19
By: Tanni Haas
Today’s Study Buddies
Most parents would rather their kids didn’t spend so much time on their phones. But when it comes to school work, those little electronic appendages can sometimes be a big … read more
Taking the Hassle Out of Homework
Published: 07/30/19
By: Shannon Dean
Taking the hassle out of homework
Most parents have grappled with a scenario like this: Your child is eager to put the school day behind him and promises he’ll do his homework “later,” since it will … read more
The Connection That Counts
Published: 07/30/19
By: Pam Moore
The Connection that Counts
My 5-year-old daughter and I tend to get into major power struggles in the morning. I make her the “wrong” breakfast. She wails like I’m torturing her as I attempt … read more
6 Keys to a Stress-free Morning
Published: 07/30/19
By: Tanni Haas
6 Keys to a Stress-free Morning
School day mornings can be really stressful, with everyone running around like chickens with their heads off rushing to get ready and out the door. But it doesn’t have to … read more
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