Do you have a child about to make the leap from elementary to middle school? If this is your first child to make this move you may be wondering what those first days and weeks may be like. Having...
My oldest child is headed back to school in person this fall to begin second grade. This is after a year of virtual school and spending the majority of the past 18 months at home with one of us....
Confession? Back-to-school is my favorite time of year. I’m a mom and I’m a teacher. I equally love preparing for the students I will teach as much as I enjoy preparing my own children for the upcoming school year.  Tips...
On Sunday June 11, we went to our neighborhood pool with several of our neighbors and their kids. The adults stood at the edge of the shallow end and talked while the kids played. After an hour, my daughter loudly...
Summer is a great time for your family to enjoy outdoor activities. Learn ways to keep your children safe and healthy while they enjoy the summer fun from New Horizon Academy. Their mission is to provide the best child...
I never thought I’d homeschool my kids.  However, this year homeschooling was the best option for our specific situation. I stand by this decision. Now that the school year is over and we look ahead to the fall, our path is...
“Please for the love of all recycling, no more coffee mugs!”  I talked with many teachers and moms to see what they like to give and receive for Teacher Appreciation. An overwhelming sentiment was no more mugs and candles. Gift...
Early on in our journey with virtual learning, whenever my daughter said she missed “regular school,” it broke my heart. Then, she stopped saying it. That somehow hurt more. I worried she had forgotten all the things that make...
I am a teacher. I am a parent. I know the relationship between parents and teachers is one of the most important for your child’s success in school. Especially if school is not one of your child’s favorite things.  All kids are different....
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