• Summer Brain Drain

    Summer slide, which is also referred to as summer brain drain, is a phenomenon that commonly occurs amongst non-stimulated school aged children over the summer vacation. The brain is muscle that needs to be constantly exercised to maintain optimal performance. During the summer months, many parents used to opt to give the children a break in […]

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  • Homework Horror Story

    Homework is the assignment of a purposeful task that reinforces concepts that are covered during the school day.  Accordingly, homework should not introduce new information to the learner.  On the contrary, homework should be utilized as a tool to communicate the student’s current level of mastery to the learner, caregiver and teacher. Let’s be real.  We want our […]

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  • 5 Quick Tips: Preparing for New Baby

    There’s simply no sure fire way that I know of to be one hundred percent prepared for the arrival of a new baby. From day one, each child is an individual and there’s no way for parents to predict if they’ll have a sleeper, crier, happy baby or fussy baby. There are a few things […]

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  • My Routine Vs. My Given Routine

    #HappyBirthdayToMyEldestDaughter – Today is my eldest daughter’s 12th birthday! This morning while playing on pinterest at 4 am, (Don’t judge me, it’s the only time my house and life are completely still) it hit me that I have been a mommy for twelve whole years. It really does feel like it was yesterday when I was […]

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