Special Needs children left behind as Texas Education Agency plans for upcoming school year

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I’ve been watching the Texas Education Agency announcements like they are expected friend’s wedding invitations. Except it isn’t an invitation to celebrate love or an open bar (let’s be honest 🏆). I’ve tried to picture...
How to have school finished in under 30 minutes a day

How to have school finished in under 30 minutes a day

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Dear Kids & Teachers, I'm about to show you how to have school finished in under 30 minutes a day. School. Under normal circumstances, you would have a teacher that spent countless hours learning the...

Raising a Child with ADHD from a mom’s perspective

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The American Psychiatric Association and CDC estimate that the diagnosis of ADHD in children is between 5-11%. ADHD Symptoms can be seen in children as early as 3 years old and typically start before adolescence....

TEA Issues Comprehensive Guidelines for a Safe Return to On-Campus Instruction for the 2020-21...

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The Texas Education Agency {TEA} announced today comprehensive guidelines for students to return to school, prioritizing their health and safety while ensuring that students receive quality instruction, whether they choose to learn in a...
STAAR Test in Texas

Students in Texas must take STAAR test in 2020-21 regardless of pandemic

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For any public school-aged mamas, this is tough to hear. Reports say Texas students will still be required to take the STAAR test, but with some changes.  Regardless of the pandemic and COVID-19, students will...

A Teen’s View of Tracking Apps

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In the blink of an eye, our teens are independent. They have a life outside of us. They are walking around the Domain, going bowling, going out to eat after school, driving (!), riding...
Graduating Class of 2020

To the Graduating Class of 2020

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To the graduating class of 2020...  First I want to say, I’m sorry. I’m sorry you are getting robbed of the end of your high school or college experience. It really sucks. Missing out...
Dear Teacher in the midst of COVID-19

Dear teachers, I hope you go back feeling like the heroes you have been...

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Dear Teachers, thank you. Thank you for the at-home lessons and activities. In many ways, they have been a life-saver, a connection to other humans and a means of accountability at times when my...

What to do for your favorite teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week

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I’ve always felt appreciative of those who contribute to my children’s well being, education and needs. What to do this year for your favorite teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week! Covid 19 has given me a...

What If I Don’t Want Isolation To End?

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I’ve been thinking subversive thoughts lately. Things like – I’m not sure I want this social isolation thing to end. I know it flies against popular sentiment, so I have kept it to myself....