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Four tips for a great school year

4 Tips for a Great School Year

Fall is my favorite time of year. I love pumpkin spice-flavored everything, fall leaves, warm sweaters, and most of all, sending my lovable knucklehead kids back to school. The prospect of having seven and a half hours without enduring the sibling bickering, constant pleas for snacks and electronics, and the chaos of multiple kids running amok through […]

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Letter From Teacher

Dear Parents: Letter From A Teacher

Dear Parents, Teachers are gearing up for the school year slowly approaching. We are in staff development workshops, preparing our course websites/course materials, and quickly getting our classrooms ready for your littles (and not so littles) to join us on a journey of learning. As a parent and teacher, I feel the urge to educate […]

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Rape

My Children Were Raped: What I Now Know About Protecting My Kids

{WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. All names and locations, as well as minor geographical and job details have been changed to protect all parties involved – even the incarcerated, as required by law.} No one thinks it could happen to you, to your family. It’s appalling, revolting, terrifying…and so disgustingly common. Studies by David Finkelhor, Director of the Crimes […]

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