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Tim Sullivan
Old Notebook, Fresh Start

Sep 05, 2007 - Posted by Tim Sullivan in School Supplies, Back to School

We made it through the first week of school and so far, so good. Except I lost the fight to convince my 4th grader to start the year with a fresh notebook.I knew it was time to give up when, after the first day of school, I f... Read more
Tim Sullivan
Back to School on Boston TV

Aug 28, 2007 - Posted by Tim Sullivan in Back to School

If you're in New England and hanging out tomorrow morning, I'll be appearing on the Fox 25 Morning show on Thursday, August 23rd somewhere around 8:30 AM. Will be talking about this great site and all the ways parents can mak... Read more
Tim Sullivan
Back to School 2007 on National TV

Aug 28, 2007 - Posted by Tim Sullivan in Back to School

If you missed last week's local TV spot featuring Back2School 2007, make sure you tune in around 8:40 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, Aug. 29, for the national morning news show Fox & Friends. Tim will be talking about on... Read more
Tim Sullivan
End of Summer Blues

Aug 27, 2007 - Posted by Tim Sullivan in Back to School

Well, this is it. School starts this week, and for the first time since I myself was in school, I'm not cheerily tacking up "bon voyage" banners and breaking out the champagne. Dare I say it? I think I'm actually going to mis... Read more
Tim Sullivan
Rapper's Message: Stay in School

Aug 24, 2007 - Posted by Tim Sullivan in Untagged 

Whether you think rap music is a bad influence on kids or harmless fun, you've got to give a hand to Ludacris, who recently held a back-to-school fair for low-income kids in his hometown of Atlanta.Whether you think rap music... Read more
SchoolFamily
Spiraling Out of Control

Aug 20, 2007 - Posted by SchoolFamily in School Supplies, Back to School

My son received a card in the mail from his new teacher welcoming him to 4th grade. The teacher included the much-anticipated supply list. Fortunately, I already have a good number of items on it (like the glue sticks and box... Read more
Tim Sullivan
Back-to-School Back Pain

Aug 13, 2007 - Posted by Tim Sullivan in Back to School

When my 14-year-old started talking about the style of backpack she wants for school this year, I felt that buying it for her would be aiding and abetting the destruction of her posture. The backpack was perfectly fine it's t... Read more
Tim Sullivan
The Campaign for Healthy School Lunches

Aug 07, 2007 - Posted by Tim Sullivan in School Lunch, Back to School

When I heard that former President Bill Clinton was on the Rachael Ray show last week, for a brief moment I wondered whether it was a creative campaign appearance for his wife's White House run. It turns out he's in the middl... Read more
Tim Sullivan
Counting the Days

Aug 06, 2007 - Posted by Tim Sullivan in Back to School

What is it about some grownups that they can't get within 10 feet of a child during the month of August without reminding the kid that school will be starting soon?The other night, we were at a student art exhibit where my da... Read more
Tim Sullivan
Teachers Count

Aug 02, 2007 - Posted by Tim Sullivan in Teacher Appreciation

Here's a good way to get in the right mindset for back-to-school: remember (and thank!) all those great teachers who've inspired you. I've been following the neat TeachersCount site for a while to do just that.Since we're rem... Read more