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True story: I say yes to pretty much anything my child's school asks me to do. Before you roll your eyes, hear me out. I actually really enjoy volunteering at school. Also, I have the time. Some of my...
French Immersion When the boys were little, we knew we wanted them to attend French Immersion School. It’s one of the main reasons we chose to move to New Orleans. While it’s been a journey navigating IEP’s and 504’s, we...
New Orleans Schools, Admissions Tours and School Open Houses  Whether you choose private, public, religious or otherwise – choosing a school in New Orleans is a huge challenge because it comes with a variety of educational choices and options. We...
We are a sensory bin family, and I am here to tell you why you should be too. For such a minor investment, these have turned out to be my children's absolute favorite items to play with in our home....
We began Kindermusik when my twins were 3 months old. I was a new mom staying home with my boys, and I was eager to get outside and explore the world with them a little.  Our local New Orleans...
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Tulane Pre-College and was written by Kristin Guidry. When They're Too Big for Summer Camp :: Tulane Pre-College Offers a Solution to "Brain Drain"   Summer can be more than just fun… Summer is a magical time...
8 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Tutor Disclosure: This post was written and is sponsored by Learn After Class. 1) Confidence Leads to Less Stress Does your child seem more distant or moody than usual? If your children lose confidence in...
Fifth Grade Smarty Pants My oldest child is in the fifth grade. Old enough to be able to communicate to me if he's having trouble in a certain subject and just stubborn enough to think he doesn't need to try...
Disclosure: This post was written and sponsored by Montessori School of New Orleans. How Montessori Middle Schools Honor and Empower Adolescents “We must help the child to act for himself, will for himself, think for himself; this is the art of...
It's NOT About the Creepy Girl :: Lessons From the Momo Hysteria By now, we've all seen the creepy, bug-eyed girl with the long black hair jumping through our screens. These posts are shared by well-intentioned parents, caregivers, grandmas and...
So what if your child has an exceptionality, they deserve to be part of the enormous fun and culture of that once a year experience of Mardi Gras. Navigating a parade can be stressful for any family with kids,...
All I wanted to do was see my son and for him to see his mom in the audience. Unfortunately, we saw each other cry instead. You see, it’s been over a year since we heard the doctor utter the...
For those of you who know me, you know that I teach high school students. The approach to high school is very different than the approach I take with my elementary-aged child. First of all, there's no evidence or...
Setting Limits :: Making Sense of the new Screen Time feature in iOS 12.0+ Like many children these days, my four have devices they can use to play games and watch movies. Managing the time spent in front of these...

 

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