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Mobile Learning Devices in My Son’s 5th Grade Classroom

Earlier this week I attended a special PTA meeting at my 10yo son’s elementary school. It was to introduce us parents to an exciting new opportunity our 5th grade students will have...

Why I Sometimes Wish We Homeschooled

I had a surprising conversation with my 7th grade daughter the other day.  While she was playing with her 3yo brother, she said, “You know, if we were homeschooled, we’d have...

CLOSED: Back to School with STAPLES and DoSomething.org {Spotlight & Giveaway}

Back to School season is really more of a marathon than a sprint.  Even if school has already started for you, chances are you’re still collecting items from the teacher’s...

Bright, Shiny Future for Sale

My oldest daughter is a sophomore in high school, and I knew to expect the flood of college brochures and postcards we’d start getting in the mail toward the end of this school...

What Do You Think When I Say “PTA?”

Everyone seems to have an opinion, a story, or at the very least a reaction to the phrase “PTA.”  I know I’ve been sounding off via Twitter and a few blog post mentions...

Life on the :30’s

2:30PM – pick up 6th grader and 7th grader at jr high 3:30PM – pick up 3rd grader at elementary school 5:30 – pick up 10th grader from marching band practice at high...

Fit to Print

edited to add:  OH NO!  I don’t want this post to scare anyone away from joining PTA!  Do it!  They NEED you!  I’m just at a school where (a) I’m on the board, not a...

Children’s Book Review: I’m Your Bus, by Marilyn Singer

It’s that time again!  And whether your oldest is just starting school, or your seasoned school kids are heading back, chances are there might be some butterflies on...

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