What happens when you’ve tried everything, but nothing has helped? Maybe your child is falling farther and farther behind. All the tutoring and in-school extra attention just isn’t working. Or perhaps your child feels bored in class like they’ve already covered the material or just finish so much faster. Even the in-class enrichments just aren’t […]
Disclaimer: I received a copy of My Dad Got Hurt, What Can I Do? in exchange for this impartial review. The potential for injury is very real to military families. With over 15 years of constant battle engagement behind us, many families are impacted by their service member’s war wounds. Even when the scars aren’t visible, many […]
When your child’s grades are low, you might need help getting back on track. Use this guide to get started the right way!
This post is sponsored by The Breastfeeding Shop. I get one night every year when I get to play Cinderella. I slip into something gorgeous, sweep my hair into a glamorous up-do, and put on enough makeup for a few Disney Princesses. Except last year, when I was seven months pregnant and large as a […]
Don’t get caught off guard by report cards, do a mid-quarter check-in on your child’s grades right now. Learn the exact steps in this easy tutorial.
Learn the exact steps your family need to succeed at school with a simple 3 step plan to stay on track!
My knees are scrunched up tight under the desk. It’s increasingly uncomfortable to sit in the blue hard plastic chair that is about six inches too low for me. I’m straining to see the presentation on the board. It’s super awkward and weird to be in a room with approximately 40 adults at night, all […]
Does this sound familiar: Screaming. Yelling. Tears. Bribery. Throwing. Slamming doors and broken pencils. And that’s just you. The child attempting to DO the homework is ten times worse. If every night is a pitched battle over homework, it’s time to find a solution. Setting up a dedicated homework zone is the first step in […]
One of the best things that parents can do during back to school season is to build a great relationship with their child’s teacher. It can seem pretty daunting. After all, this person does hold your child’s education in their hands from September to June. You might not know the first thing about K-12 education. […]
It’s already one of those days. Your systems just aren’t working like they’re supposed to. And almost every day brings another email or phone call from school. If it’s not a low grade, it’s trouble on the playground, or acting out in class, or missing library books. This school year is off to a ROUGH […]
You don’t want to be “that parent.” You know, the one who emails the teacher every single day. This parent emails about every little thing, from an accidental scratch at recess to a missing yellow pencil that is identical in every way to every other pencil in the room yet still somehow special. Yeah, you […]
Shirts still have that new clothes smell. The sneakers are pristine and unscuffed. You even wrote a sweet little note for the lunch boxes. It’s the first day of school! Except that your kids are brand new to the area. You aren’t 100% on the best route to the school. Everyone is a little nervous […]
You’ve finished the back to school shopping. The kids have squeaky clean shoes and brand new clothes. Your coffee is even primed for the morning. And yet…you’re a little nervous to take this next step. For your kids to get another year older and bigger.
This is a book review of Post-Partum: From Shattered to Sane by Lauren Cecora. I received this book at no cost in exchange for a fair, honest, and truthful review. All opinions expressed are my own. There are links to the product reviewed and the services provided by Lauren Cecora. I receive no compensation for […]
Your kids have just been tested to their limit. They’ve probably had at least a week or two of testing just in the last few months. Over the whole year, the amount of testing time probably comes close to a full month. I’m really just guessing with that number though. Now the results of those […]