Tag: Education

IDEA Public Schools: Changing the Way we Think about Public Education

Sponsored By: IDEA Public Schools You’ve seen the IDEA billboards on I-35. You’ve read about IDEA in the Statesman. You may have seen IDEA students...

10 Affordable & Creative Teacher Gifts

I don't know about y'all, but May is a super busy month for us and the last day of school will be here before...

10 Reasons Why IDEA is the Best Idea For Me

Sponsored By: IDEA Public Schools A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. -John F. Kennedy As my son’s first school year...

Creating IDEAs: Empower by Reading

"Reading to your child daily" is the kale of parenting routines; intellectually, emotionally, and socially, it's a power food for your child's brain. Studies have...

Inspiring Big Brains with WonderLab Learning

My time with WonderLab and the revelation that followed... I graduated with my bachelor's from Texas State University in 2008, the year that has likely gone...

Benefits of Music Exposure: Prenatal

Some of my earliest memories revolve around music. I remember sitting on my living room floor, surrounded by records (yes, I’m that old!) and asking...

Navigating Austin School Districts

Whether you are new to Austin or lived in Austin your entire life, if you have children, today's post is for you! Thanks to...

IDEA Public Schools Offer Education Alternative

As the mother of an almost-four-year-old, education has been a topic of conversation in our home. In fact, before we relocated from Reno to Austin, we...

How to Know if Your Child is Ready for Kindergarten

Most of us can remember in our youth those kids whose parents chose to start them a year late in school....usually because of a...

Taking Kids to Musicals: The perfect date!

One of my favorite things to do is take Hudson on mommy-son 'dates'.  A lot of the time, these outings are things that he...

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