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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,...
I am a woman of color. The last week in our world has been the most terrifying that it has ever been for me. Over the last year of my life, I have felt that racial injustice has plagued it...
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...
Teacher Appreciation Week is here, and there are so many ways to celebrate our kids’ creative, dedicated, kind, intelligent and extraordinarily patient teachers. And, boy, do they deserve it! Parents across the country (the world, even) know this better than...
Bring it on Homeschool! I know we are all exhausted and sad now that we know all in person school for Louisiana students will not resume for this school year. I'm sure you are rolling your eyes and cracking open...
As we officially receive the announcement from our governor for the closures of all Louisiana schools for the 2019-2020 school year, my brain is reeling. Where do we go from here? Yes we've addressed the social aspects. The missed...
I guess that most topics to discuss right now are pretty much all tinted by the worldwide present situation of quarantine and uncertainty. One thing I noticed (on myself, at least) is the back and forth of being grateful and...
Little did I know that eleven years ago on my son’s first birthday he would get a gift that would become a family tradition! My son Blake received a butterfly garden for his first birthday. I didn’t think much...
Disclosure :: affiliate links are included below, but we don't recommend bad books - now or ever! 15 Books To Binge Read While Quarantined We know, we know. You have small kids. You are now a teacher. You are trying to...
Do you remember middle school?  I remember everything but seventh grade. It’s gone. It’s lost forever in a void dominated by glasses, braces, pre-algebra, colorful Gelly Roll pens, and emotions (so many emotions).  Bits and pieces of middle-school-me survived, though… and,...
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by E. Francis Financial. Getting Started on the Path to Saving for Your Child’s Future When it comes to setting aside money for your child’s future, trying to swim through the vast sea of options...
A few weeks ago, my son picked up a Crayola marker and carefully filled in a green leaf on his coloring page. Without looking up, he said to me, “My friends told me I don’t know how to color.” “What...
Disclosure: This post was sponsored by New Schools for New Orleans and written by Clara Baron-Hyppolite. The Power of our Public Schools: What I Wish for My Infant Daughter This summer, at seven months pregnant, I Craigslisted a chandelier while my...
Disclosure: This post was written by Erin Singer and sponsored by Trinity Episcopal School. Top Three Tips for Choosing a Preschool Choosing a preschool for your little one can be a pleasant and exciting experience, especially if you have some guidance...