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.
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“If this behavior continues to happen, we will have no choice but to ask you to leave the daycare center.” Words I never wanted to hear about my four year old, but words that I knew were on the verge of being said. We were already on a slippery slope with fits and rages that lasted […]
It’s happened to all of us. You open your child’s take-home folder, and there it is: the form to sign up for a parent-teacher conference. Whether you are eagerly awaiting this conference or dreading it enough to have heart palpitations, I am going to fill you in on the inside secrets to help you make […]
It’s that time of year again! Summer is in full swing. Vacations, long days at the pool, and laid back schedules have become the norm. With each passing day, we are inching closer and closer to the beginning of another school year. Whether you are a “cheers” or a “tears” kind of mama at the […]
Summertime is right around the corner, but before you check out of school and check into swim gear, don’t forget to thank those all important teachers in your children’s lives! From MDO all the way up to high school, these teachers work so hard for your kids. So without further adieu, here are my top […]
Disclaimer: FWMB contributor Alison received a complimentary tutoring session and tour from Explore Horizons. While Explore Horizons sponsored this post, the opinions and words expressed below are solely Alison’s. The Assignment: Visit Explore Horizons tutoring and enrichment center for an assessment of my child’s individualized learning needs and a trial tutoring session. The Child: Clara The […]
The school year is here! Many of us have kiddos entering middle school – including me as my little Clara begins fifth grade. Recently, I sat down with my resident seventh grader, Alexis, to get her advice for fifth and sixth graders as they make the transition. I’ve expanded on her advice with some thoughts […]