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Hey mommas, Grab a cup of coffee and sit down with me because I need to share my feelings and get some things off my chest. Please, hear me out. I’m an administrator for a virtual school and STRUGGLING! (Yes,...
Wife, Mom, Business Owner, Chauffeur, Chef I wear all kinds of hats. There is a hat that has been added recently, that truly sends my anxiety into a panic. TEACHER Once upon a time, I was enrolled as an Education major in...
Children of Divorce Children of divorce. Wow -that’s such a hard statement to even type, but the truth is-- it’s just a reality for my two daughters (who I had with my first husband). Never in my wildest, darkest dreams...
Author's Note: This is a rant from a very stressed educator who has no control over what the school year will look like. I'm sure there are teachers who feel differently, but these are my feelings and they are...
Showing Gratitude Over the last few months, we have come together as a community, as a nation, to show support for our Front Line Workers. We've sewn masks, donated money, dropped food and helped acquire PPE. The Blue Angels flew...
It’s summer time! Swimming, playing, sleeping in, and all things NO SCHOOL … until your child’s school publishes their summer reading requirements. Depending on the age and nature of your child, this could be a struggle. I get it....
I know, I know…we have all done our duty with homeschooling over the last nine weeks, and the last thing you want to hear about is teaching! However, the tips I am going to share with you are painless,...
On May 22nd, the last day of school, Jefferson Parish Public School System made an announcement that in the fall, changes to the start of the school day would occur. JPPSS announced that the elementary schools would start between...
Where Did All of This Come From? Jefferson Parish announced last week that they will be flip-flopping start times for elementary and high school students to honor research which supports success for adolescents starting school later in the morning. (You...
Struggle Bus Last year was a disaster for our family with regard to getting four children to three different schools on time and then making it to work on time. We had one child in PreK in Gretna, one child...
Our family had an active social calendar pre-pandemic. We went to every birthday party we were invited to. Our sons played sports at our neighborhood playground. During the summer they did swim team. We were frequent fliers at The...
HEY YOU! So happy you clicked to read. I so need to tell you something girlfriend/boyfriend. We are all pressed for time during this time of the unexpected quarantine. I’ll keep this short, sweet, introduce to me, your quarantine...
As this crazy unpredictable school year comes to an end, I can’t help but wonder how school will look come August. The city of New Orleans is moved into Phase 1 this past weekend. While we have guidelines to...
I know this is a touchy subject right now. It's hard for so many of us to even wrap our minds around the idea of paying thousands of dollars to simply home-school our kids again. None of us really...