Mama loves Pinterest. Where else would I find endless pictures of food photographed in the mysterious vortex where crockpot dishes look appetizing? Pinterest reigns with a mighty fist over my entire Target-loving, messy-bun-wearing, babysitter-dreaming kingdom. Pinterest makes us better one glue stick and can of creamed soup at a time. But occasionally, Pinterest inhales too […]
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Have you ever asked yourself: What am I telling my children about homework? What should I be saying to my children to help them understand the purpose of their homework? I have given it some thought. I hope my musings give you a little extra help with explaining why homework is important.
What’s the #1 question we are asked??? What preschools do you recommend? Moms want to know the options, where others send their kids — and why, and what educational philosophy those schools abide by. So, we compiled a list of schools across Tarrant County that are great options for your little ones. You’ll find a […]
This post is part of “Bully No More,” an editorial series hosted by the Fort Worth Moms Blog. In the 6th grade, I used to walk home from school with my next door neighbor, Amelia. One of the older boys in our neighborhood decided to make us his special project but yelling and throwing crabapples […]
This post is part of “Bully No More,” an editorial series hosted by the Fort Worth Moms Blog. The older boy had been bugging him for a few weeks. It started as the usual, trivial (albeit annoying) kid stuff. When my second grader reported that a fourth grader was bothering him during an after school class, my […]
This post is part of “Bully No More,” an editorial series hosted by the Fort Worth Moms Blog. We send our children to school praying for safety and protection from all forms of evil, worried about how they will respond in the face of adversity, deal with the “mean” teacher, or defend themselves against the […]
This post is part of “Bully No More,” an editorial series hosted by the Fort Worth Moms Blog. Each morning, I walk into school with two sets of eyes: I am a mother and an educator. Because of these experiences, I know with certainty that parents and teachers often have two very different perspectives regarding […]