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#MomLife: Finding Balance Between School and Extracurricular Activities

Raise your hand if you feel like you run around CRAZY from the moment you wake up until the moment you lay your head on the pillow. [raises hand] You can’t deny that our lives are busy: We are moms, wives, partners, workers, housecleaners, chauffeurs, referees, nurses, psychologists, chefs — and that’s only for our […]

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Scout Me In: Scouts Has Done Things for Our Family I Never Thought Possible

Thanks to Boy Scouts of America for providing scouting programs for the whole family to enjoy and grow together! First grade was hard for my son. A classroom bully identified him as a target, and we spent several months working through the fallout of the verbal, and ultimately physical, attacks. Out of school, we had […]

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Five Ways Parents and Caregivers Can Support Teachers

With a new school year upon us, many families are thinking about back-to-school shopping, helping their kids adjust to a new classroom and fitting school back into their daily routine. But there’s another important thing parents can do to help their kids be successful this year: supporting their teachers. Teacher retention is a huge issue […]

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So Much for My ‘Chill’ Mom Vibe

While other moms are preparing for back-to-school by mapping out how to buy school supplies without breaking the bank and deciding what gear they can’t live without, I’m over here losing my collective you-know-what. Not because I’m stressed with last-minute errands but because in less than two months, my teenage daughter will officially be driving. In […]

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Every Parent’s Dilemma: How to Pave the Way for Future Academic Success

Thank you to the Learning Care Group for helping children (and their parents) pave the way for academic success! “I’m not sure what I should be teaching our son,” I recently said to my husband of our 18-month-old son, Archer. “He can say all of 12 words. Isn’t it a little early to be teaching […]

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