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The FUNdamentals: Name Writing

Most summer days, after lunch, you will find my twins and I at the kitchen table.   It’s time for “Mommy…

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The FUNdamentals: Teaching Kids Number Concepts

“Math is boring.” “This is too hard.” And the one that gives me chills . . . “I’m just not…

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Early Childhood Education: Keep It Simple, Organized

A brand collaboration with Star Academy Kids There is no magic spell that can ensure your child has a fulfilled…

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Why My Kids Aren’t Doing Their Homework Anymore

Here’s why my kids aren’t doing their homework anymore, but are still learning plenty at home.  Dear Kindergarten/ Second Grade…

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My Advice on Your Child’s Education: Relax

A few months ago, just before summer’s end, Rachael and I took the kids to a local splash park. While…

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My Daughter Won the Science Fair: Why You Should Let Your Kid Do Her Own Work

Lily with her project and blue ribbon Coming up in a few weeks, my oldest daughter will compete in our area’s…

School Year Reflections: My Real Motive for Volunteering

I volunteered regularly in my oldest daughter’s kindergarten class this past year. I didn’t do it just to be a…

Playing the Snow Day Make Up Game

I am from northern Indiana. We are used to snow. We crave snow in the winter. We actually get disappointed…

Preparing for Preschool: How to Help Kids Learn Every Day

We all know the importance of teaching our children every day. Children learn from books and lesson plans, but they also…

Arithmetic Angst: (Not) Talking with my Daughter about Math

My oldest daughter started kindergarten this year, and among all the little papers she brings home, I’ve noticed a few…

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