Thinking Ahead to a New School Year

Thinking Ahead to a New School Year

You’re running errands over the weekend and as you’re walking through your favorite store (you know, the one that has everything you could need, and more?) you turn a corner and… uh, oh—you see it. “BACK TO SCHOOL! STOCK UP ON SUPPLIES BEFORE SUMMER’S OVER!” Your kid...
It’s Never Too Early to Talk Graduation

It’s Never Too Early to Talk Graduation

Graduation is a big deal. Yes, we all think about college or high school graduation, but to a child who’s constantly growing, learning, and maturing, even something as seemingly arbitrary as the graduation from one elementary school grade to the next can be a big...
Surviving Parent-Teacher Conferences

Surviving Parent-Teacher Conferences

The winter doldrums can have kids, parents, and teachers all scanning the horizon for the next spot of relaxation. For most, that means raising spirits as spring break approaches! But for many, this mid-semester excitement goes hand-in-hand with an uncomfortable and...
New Year, No Fear

New Year, No Fear

We’re a few weeks into 2018 and now that we’ve settled back into our normal routines, we can begin to think through what we want our new year to look like. How can we help our kids not just survive the rest of the school year, but continue to grow and develop from it?...
The Power of Parental Involvement

The Power of Parental Involvement

November is Child Safety Month, and let’s be honest – you’ve probably heard it all before: “Don’t let your child take candy from strangers” “Don’t let your child wander out of your sight” “Make sure your child knows their name/phone number/address” …and the list goes...