Women’s History Month

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Did you know March 8th is International Women’s Day? In fact you might not be aware that the entire month of March is actually Women’s History Month. Is your community doing something to honor it? How about your local schools? Will your son or daughter come home with papers and projects related to Women’s History… Read more »

The Dangers of Facebook

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Here on the blog we have covered a variety of topics related to Facebook, but this recent story out of Charlton, Ma. Made me think that maybe we should talk about Facebook… some more. Seventeen students at Bay Path Technical Vocational Regional High School recently discovered that some of their Facebook photos and personal information… Read more »

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

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I wish we could do what they do in Katroo. They sure know how to say “Happy Birthday to You!” (Book by Dr Suess) You may question what Dr. Seuss has to do with Family Table Tuesdays, unless you have really paid close attention to the works of the icon of children’s literature.  Although I… Read more »

Banning Kids: Part II

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I am the first to admit that as parents, we are all different. We all have things that are important to us that are not important to other parents, and vice versa. We discipline differently, we reward differently and we are all making different choices and have our own parenting styles that we’ve come up… Read more »

Is Zero-Tolerance Too Much?

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If your child’s school is anything like mine (or like most schools these days) than they probably have pretty strict rules on medications and sharing food. Maybe your school even has bans on things like peanut butter. From time to time I hear parents gripe about these things. But not me. I have had allergies… Read more »


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For many of us February isn’t just the months of hearts and candy. It’s also the month of cleats and baseball gloves. That’s right, Little Leagues across the country are getting the early part of their season underway in the way of weekly practices and uniform purchases and field prep. Yay Baseball! Yes, this does… Read more »