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On the opening day of school I noticed Sarah, a new first grader, looking very upset.I saw that her shoelaces were untied."Would you like me to tie those for you?", I asked. "Yes", she said with tears in her eyes, ... Read more
It's that time of year! Back to school, kid's activities ramping up. How do you decide what and how many extracurricular activities your children will participate in? A recent article on MSNBC talks about a study that sa... Read more
As parents, we have so many details to attend to with our kiddies going back to school. For working parents, there's the added layer of securing after-school childcare or activities. This article about cuts in a New York... Read more
You can't pick up a paper or turn on the TV or radio without reading or hearing a mention about Swine Flu. Are you still wondering how parents and schools should respond to the H1N1 virus? Wanted to let you know that we just ... Read more
"Why can't I wear my pajamas to school?"
Last week I shared a few tips on setting up a good morning routine. Here are a few more tricks to make school mornings run smoother. Deciding what a child should wear to school c... Read more
This Miami Herald brings up some really interesting issues around school involvement and family policies fr our businesses. I'm conflicted. I'm a huuuuge involvement fan and the love the thought of more parents at schoo... Read more
Kindergarteners. First day of school. Separation Anxiety. Do all three go hand in hand? The author of the article Separation Anxiety Seems to be on the Rise, says yes absolutely – when it comes to this genera... Read more
Thought I'd highlight this for you folks. I really like the sound of "Safety Saturday", which is coming up at the end of Saturday. Think: fire trucks and expert tips and all kinds of demonstrations -- all in... Read more
My friend and colleague Marian Merritt of Symantec sent a note about some very interesting research from Symantec. It comes from 6 months of data (millions of kids’ searches) from the new OnlineFamily.Norton.com s... Read more
I’m sensing that schools are going to be the first line of defense this fall and winter when it comes to the Swine Flu and getting our kids vaccinated. This AP article on parents’ views of school and t... Read more