Back to School

Back to School Tips for the 2021-2022 School Year

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Hello Love! It’s August and school will soon be in session. Creating a positive back to school experience comes with so many thoughts and feelings. Children are often excited about the opportunity to learn...

Pool Snacks You Can Feel Good About

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Lather up the children in sunscreen, pack puddlejumper/towels/water bottles, drive to an area watering hole, unload the kids & all their swim accessories, manage to snag a shady spot, and actually enjoy for 20...

National Summer Learning Week

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In celebration of National Summer Learning Week  (July 12-16), Time4Learning Founder and President John Edelson wants to offer parents helpful summer learning tips that counter the effects of the past year. After a year of education amid chaos, evidence shows that...
Starting Pre School

Sending a Pandemic Baby to School (For the First Time!)

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"The greatest gifts we can give our children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence." – Dr. Maria Montessori | These words have never been more real to me as when we...
College

So, what if my dream isn’t for my son to go to college?

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It’s their education too! Lessons from the school yard to accepting college isn’t for everyone. When I was pregnant (seemingly a million years ago, hi, I’m a dinosaur). I read books about everything. If you...
teachers

Dear Teachers,

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Dear Teachers, Thank you for being so brave. You did a really hard thing.  Unlike years before, you walked into this school year not knowing what could possibly happen to your life, wondering how Covid-19 could...
School Principal Appreciation Day

School Principal Appreciation Day | Celebrating Our Local Principals

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School Principal Appreciation Day is on May 1st, which fell on a weekend this year so THIS week is THE week to celebrate them along with our wonderful teachers! The 2020-21 School Year started off...

Favorite Diverse Board Books Featuring Faces of Color

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As part of my commitment to raising race-conscious children, I’ve been diversifying our bookshelves—purchasing and checking out books from the library that feature faces and characters from all different races and ethnicities. I want...

College Bound :: Mom Feelings About Leaving the Nest

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Hello Love! It’s the time of year when high school seniors begin receiving their college-bound acceptance letters. This is the year for my Senior to determine what she wants her future to resemble. I’d...
College

Returning to school, what today’s college students are teaching me

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Last year, at 36, I decided to go back to college and finish out my degree, hopefully entering into a new field. I’d been out of school for over fifteen years. In returning to...