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Apr06
When Your Child Is A Perfectionist

When Your Child Is A Perfectionist

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My nine year old daughter is a perfectionist.

This past six week marking period she got her first ever B. She stomped up to her room and slammed the door. It hadn’t occurred to me before this that perhaps being a perfectionist had a negative side.

Feb14
How To Get Your Kids To School Without Yelling. Yes, It’s Possible.

How To Get Your Kids To School Without Yelling. Yes, It’s Possible.

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School mornings can be very stressful. Here are some great tried-and-true mom tips on reducing stress in the morning and getting your kids to school without yelling.

Feb07
LICE: Striking Fear Into the Heart of Every Parent

LICE: Striking Fear Into the Heart of Every Parent

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That’s it. There is nothing to do but shave our heads and burn down the house.

Jan10
100 Days School Project

100 Days School Project

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Soon our kids will be a 100 days smarter! If you celebrate this occasion at your school your child will be asked to bring 100 items to school. At first glance it might seem overwhelming, but really it can be a fun school project.

Nov12
When the School Can’t (or Won’t) Help Your Child

When the School Can’t (or Won’t) Help Your Child

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I’m worried something isn’t quite “right” with my daughter, but her school keeps finding excuses for not evaluating our concerns. Where do I turn for help?

Oct19
I Am Heading to Hell in a Handbasket Full of Homework

I Am Heading to Hell in a Handbasket Full of Homework

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Once I graduated from college I thought my homework days were over. Little did I know that once I had children I would have homework once again. These days just the word homework causes my shoulders to slump and release an exasperated sigh. The second question out of my mouth every single day is “What kind of homework do you have?”

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