Best Parenting Resolutions for the New Year

When the new year arrives, we find ourselves making lists of resolutions for ourselves. We all know how difficult parenting can be. While we are always trying to be our best parenting selves, sometimes life gets a little crazy and we don’t quite make it. This year, I thought I would do some work in

Is everyone insane? I have to ask because the stuff I have been seeing out there is nothing short of Olympic grade insanity. Parenting has become kind of a competitive sport. Am I the only one not jostling for the “room mom” position, or racing to get my fall family photos captured and posted on

Extracurricular Activities

Everyone needs extracurricular activities, especially children. After a long day at school, kids need a way to blow of steam, but exactly how many activities are appropriate? The answer isn’t that simple. More and more students seem to be experiencing something that looks a lot like burnout. Parents are pushing kids to keep up with

Do I believe that teachers should be appreciated? Yes I do. Do I think that throwing them a gift card and some candy once a year shows them that? No, I don’t. So many of our students have no faith in the education system. They have no respect for teachers or the profession. They have