It is no secret that we are currently living in challenging unprecedented times. Parents and teachers around the country and the world as a whole are bracing to navigate the hardest school year to date. Thanks to COVID, parents...
Writing is therapeutic for me. At a young age I preferred story writing to sports. I savored summers spent reading on my parent’s porch swing. I had such an imagination that many times I was told to get my...
Planning for the Pandemic Being in a household of full time working parents with two little ones and coordinating childcare is always a big deal even without a pandemic. My husband and I were very lucky to have my parents...
I Have a Rant Today. Over the past four months, I’ve seen a (welcome) uptick in the number of parents exploring homeschooling thanks to the pandemic. To some extent, I get it too. In the twelve weeks our kids were home...
I am not a professor of history or Black culture. I am not an expert on racism in America. I am a suburban mother concerned for our society and our future. Can you relate? I will be honest, I naively...
My house has recently seen a lot of tough conversations surrounding current events. Of course, they are conversations that need to be had, but approaching them with young children can be a balancing act, and I'm always looking for...
I love reading. My husband loves reading. I love spending time around books at the library and Barnes and Noble. As a kid, I remember being a part of different reading programs. Now that my son prepares to go...
For my family, 3/21 is considered a holiday. We celebrate it with as much recognition as other more mainstream holidays that fall on the calendar throughout the year. Why 3/21? It’s World Down Syndrome Day. Individuals with Down syndrome...
Growing up in Columbus, I had always heard whispers of the mythical “Columbus Academy”. I had no clue where it was located, and only knew of a few kids who had ever gone there. I just chalked it up...
March 2nd is Read Across America Day – also known as Dr. Seuss’s birthday! It’s a day to encourage early literacy and foster a love of reading in children. And if you’re like my family, we celebrate all week...

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Winter break is here! Are you wondering how to fill up the entire two weeks? We have you covered! Here is our list of...