“What do I look for in a school?” is what pretty much every military family is asking right now. Every parent I’ve ever worked with has asked me that question. It’s super tricky to pin down the things that make a great school. Is it location? Area demographics? Extras? Curriculum? Honestly, it’s all of those […]
This post is sponsored by The Breastfeeding Shop. This post about The Breastfeeding Shop app was originally published on Military One Click. I seriously wish that I had The Breastfeeding Shop app about a year ago. Actually, make that four years ago. As a new mom, I struggled a lot. The biggest challenge was keeping track […]
You probably already have one or two or a billion PCS binders kicking around your house. Somewhere. But did you know you should have a school PCS binder too? Instead of throwing even more papers into your already overcrowded PCS binder, make mini-binders to handle only the school stuff.
Those PCS order just hit…cue the insanity. If you’re moving with school-aged children, the process just got a whole lot harder. School transitions are super hard! Not only are you moving all of your things and your family, you’re also going to be searching for schools. With so many options out there, it’s a lot […]
Stop school stress when it comes to handling your child’s education when you follow this one simple parent trick: email the teacher!
The struggle is real. The tears, the fights, the neverending stress. It’s all just part of your daily after-school homework ritual. You’ve tried everything: tutors, breaks, changing locations, even bribes. Nothing has worked. You’re exhausted and at the end of your rope. With a new year, you are ready for a big change. Something daring, […]
Let’s help your child get back on track with one super simple idea to reset your school year! Learn how to get started helping your child in the new year!
When you look around the carpool lane, every other parent seems to just have it. These highly successful parents are smiling, laughing, and look stress-free. What is their secret? Whatever it is, you want it! And you want it right now. Because school is definitely not easy-peasy for you. Every day is a struggle. Your […]
This post is sponsored by The Breastfeeding Shop. Stories of my infancy are legendary in my house. I don’t remember a time when my parents didn’t have at least one “when Meggie could projectile vomit across a room” story to share at a party. Even without actually recalling those days because I was–well, a baby–I […]
Time to head back to school…again. Ugh. You just don’t know how to fix your school year! Your stomach is in absolute knots already. Just thinking about it makes you feel slightly sick to your stomach. No matter what you’ve tried, it’s just not going well. Every single day feels like an absolute knock-down, drag-out […]
This post is sponsored by The Breastfeeding Shop. Is this even real life? I feel like the angels sang and a light shown down from heaven. Nope! It’s just your typical nursing lounge in Asia. In the US, breastfeeding mothers are hiding in corners, balancing in bathrooms, and desperately trying to keep that nursing cover, […]
Your child has been counting down to this all semester long: winter break. Finally, a chance to kick back and relax. And for you to spend quality time together as a family. Except you’ve blazed through ALL of your plans in the first 48 hours. Now your child is climbing the walls and you’re fresh […]
Make your next IEP or 504 Plan meeting a breeze with this giant list of easy accommodations and modifications! This list is perfect for busy parents and teachers.
Before you even walk through the doors for the IEP meeting, you’re sweating. Yes, even if it’s actually cold outside right now. You’re nervous because today will decide the path for your child’s next year in school. What waits inside is anyone’s best guess. The school’s team has had months to prepare, to gather data, […]
Conferences were rough. You had done your mid-quarter check-in, so you kind of knew what was coming. But man it was hard to hear said out loud. Where do you go from here? It can all be so overwhelming, and that’s just the acronyms! Learn how to navigate this brand new world with confidence and […]