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We don't do homework with our son. We don't even talk about it. We like that our second grader holds himself accountable, and he seems to appreciate the autonomy and trust (the homework helicopter method never worked and only...
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by LCMC Health Urgent Care. Free Flu Shots :: Don't Let The Flu Take You Down When a Cold Isn't a Cold In late September I came down with what I thought was a cold. As a...
Disclosure: This sponsored post was written by Sarah McDonald, Archdiocese of New Orleans. Where'd You Go to School, Mom? We all know that in New Orleans, the answer to “Where’d you go to school?” is meant to be answered with your...
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The amount of papers that come home weekly from my school-aged children is crazy. Tests, homework and ALL the artwork tends to sadly collect dust on our family desk in our house. There have also been a few times...
We are a school-loving family. We value education and raise our children to be committed to lifelong learning. As a former high school teacher, I know firsthand that school attendance is a major predictor of academic success. However, sometimes...
I want to first disclose the fact that I am a high school teacher and mom of a (relatively) well-behaved first grader. With that said, I fully support all of my child's teachers as I realize (from personal experience)...
At the end of 2nd grade, my son was formally tested and diagnosed with ADHD (inattentive type). It wasn't really a surprise. I knew my dude's struggling was more than just laziness and lack of motivation. Even still, hearing...
Mommy Duty ... We are a family of 4, my husband, myself, a kindergartener and a first-grader. We have no extended family in town and a full-time job for the husband and a “flexible” work from home job for me....
With the 1st semester of school about 8 weeks in, routines have been established, expectations have been set, grades have been given, and maybe your parent anxiety has kicked in a little (or a lot). It’s time to schedule...
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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Ursuline Academy, New Orleans. Raising Reggio: Three Ways to Bring the Reggio Emilia Approach to Learning Home “Each child is unique and the protagonist of his or her own growth. Children desire to acquire knowledge,...
Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by The Parenting Center of New Orleans.  The Parenting Center School Fair and Kindergarten Readiness Forum The Parenting Center has been an integral part of New Orleans parenting culture for decades. Offering a range of...
Way back when I was a new mom, I would have vehemently shunned the idea of a joint birthday party for my precious firstborn. His first birthday party was a Pinterest inspired blow out. Birthdays were always special when...

 

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