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 […]
Tough times at your child’s school? Use these parent tips to keep your cool at school! You’ll see move success and feel more confident, too.
So, you got some bad news at parent-teacher conferences. Before you start going crazy, take these simple steps to handle school news like a boss. How to handle bad school news like a boss Getting bad news about grades, behavior, or anything school related sucks. That goes double if you weren’t expecting to hear that […]
Palms are sweaty and your stomach feels a little queasy. The clock ticking on the wall seems to both be going very slowly and speeding right along. Suddenly, you hear your name called. Oh no! It’s your turn to talk to the teacher. But what should you say?
This post is sponsored by The Breastfeeding Shop. When you’re growing another human, your clothes seem to shrink overnight. With my first pregnancy, it was a breeze to run to Target for a new batch of over-belly pants or another cute baby bump tunic. Being overseas and pregnant? Let’s just say that options were limited. Every mother-to-be […]
Conferences are coming… And they are coming very quickly. Parent-teacher conferences are one of the best ways to keep your finger on the pulse of your child’s education. Unfortunately, they are unbelievably short and jam-packed full. But you can make the most of every minute of your conference with a few pro tips and a […]