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"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
When my kids were in the house, it was a regular part of dinner to go around the table and say one thing about the day. It got us started in conversation, and it didn't stop. Its where my kids learned about who I was, a... Read more
Summer is such a great time to spend some low-key time with your kiddies. One of my favorite low-key activities with younger elementary-age kids is a nature walk in the woods. Ask your kids to pick a few of their favorite boo... Read more
In a thought-provoking Newsweek column, Rabbi Marc Gellman weighs the pros and cons of child graduations.Pros: Graduations celebrate learning and provide motivation to pursue goals. Most important, they show kids that they ha... Read more
The other night I went to a meeting at my son's school to discuss 3rd grade graduation plans. I was disappointed to learn there wouldn't be a big-name commencement speaker, like Maya Angelou or U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justic... Read more