Tag: Education

How To Talk To Your Kids About Boobs, Boners, & Sex

| September 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
How To Talk To Your Kids About Boobs, Boners, & Sex

This post is sponsored by AMAZE. All opinions are my own. How To Talk To Your Kids About Boobs, Boners, & Sex  #MoreInfoLessWeird You can’t believe I wrote that, can you? Yeah, it’s not exactly my style. But, it is. It really is. You know why? Because I am a mom. I am a parent. When […]

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This Simple DIY Science Experiment Accidentally Turned Into a Social Hypothesis

| February 25, 2016 | 1 Comment
This Simple DIY Science Experiment Accidentally Turned Into a Social Hypothesis

This post is sponsored by Galileo Camps but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. This Simple DIY Science Experiment Accidentally Turned a Social Hypothesis. I’m really trying to expose my children to more science lessons in our day-to-day lives. This simple DIY science experiment seemed perfect since all the kids like to […]

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Teach Kids To Identify Feelings: Super Fun & Easy DIY Activity To Help Young Children Express Their Emotions

| May 19, 2015 | 3 Comments
Teach Kids To Identify Feelings: Super Fun & Easy DIY Activity To Help Young Children Express Their Emotions

Remember when your children used to come up to you, give you an energetic poke in the thigh to get your attention, and point? We identified the object they were pointing at, named it for them, and sometimes even let them have it! It wasn’t really that complicated. In fact, teaching children to label things is […]

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I Might Not Be A Real Super Hero, But I’m Pedro’s Hero: En Español w/ English Translation *Tearjerker*

| February 22, 2015 | 1 Comment
I Might Not Be A Real Super Hero, But I’m Pedro’s Hero: En Español w/ English Translation *Tearjerker*

When asked to write about his hero, Pedro chose me; mom! Like most moms, there are days where I can’t get a grasp on all the #momfails I manage in a 24-hour period.  Despite my best intentions, everything goes wrong, no one gets enough attention, and I’m left feeling like I wish I could get a do-over […]

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Teacher Trumps Mom: A True Story

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Teacher Trumps Mom:  A True Story

  Teacher trumps mom! I want what’s best for him.  I know what’s best for him! You see that boy sitting in front of all those  other amazing kids? That’s my Antonio, my oldest son, and one of my most important inspirations in life.  I would never lead him down a path of self-destruction.  Or, […]

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Teachers Say They’re Tired Of Being Blamed: Part II

| August 8, 2014 | 4 Comments
Teachers Say They’re Tired Of Being Blamed: Part II

In Teachers Say They’re Tired of Being Blamed: Part I, I explained how this Facebook Group discussion came about. Before I even had a chance to finish writing this, I received a private Facebook message which I viewed as an attempt to silence me.  I was forbidden to comment on a thread I had created, even […]

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Teachers Say They’re Tired Of Being Blamed: Part I

| August 8, 2014 | 2 Comments
Teachers Say They’re Tired Of Being Blamed: Part I

I’m well known in my city by friends, neighbors, businesses, and especially the School District, as that mom.   Sometimes, that’s a good thing.  I’m the mom who would do anything for the neighborhood kids.  I care about their safety and their futures.  I root for them and support them.  My friends laugh with me and […]

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Back To School with Target: Savings, Style, & Sharing

| August 5, 2014 | 1 Comment
Back To School with Target: Savings, Style, & Sharing

ad” href=”http://tgt.biz/GSCosf” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”> I used to wait until Black Friday to do all my shopping for the entire year. The kids started to complain and feel left out, returning to school with their old stuff, while their friends were rockin new back to school everything!  It’s not easy to shop on demand, with such a big […]

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A Parent Teacher Conference is Not an Impromptu Hold-the-Teacher-Hostage Meeting at Morning Drop Off

| November 20, 2013 | 5 Comments
A Parent Teacher Conference is Not an Impromptu Hold-the-Teacher-Hostage Meeting at Morning Drop Off

You can’t have an impromptu Parent Teacher Conference while dropping off your child at school in the morning.  It’s absurd to think that while dropping them off in the morning or picking them up in the afternoon, you can have a heavy conversation with any staff person because the children are around and happy to […]

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Finally! A Teacher Who “Gets” the Kids Who Were Never “Got”

| September 25, 2013 | 5 Comments
Finally! A Teacher Who “Gets” the Kids Who Were Never “Got”

Do you have a child who is a special kid, in desperate need of that special teacher? I do! Finally.  My 4th-grader son, Pedro, has a teacher who gets him, after years of teachers who never did.  He had the same teacher for two different years.  That teacher never understood how to get my son […]

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