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Do you buy your child's teacher(s) Christmas gifts?

There are only two more school days before Christmas break! Do you have your child bring in a Christmas gift to his or her teacher? If so,…

Started by Stacy Fournier

1 yesterday
Reply by Ramona Miller-Ridlon

A mommy blogger is speaking out about school events during the workday. Can you relate to her struggle?

A mommy blogger is speaking out about how difficult it is for working parents to attend school events, which often take place during the wo…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Dec 5

Have you ever offered a bit too much homework help to your struggling child? This dad did!

Have you ever watched your child struggled with a homework problem and offered maybe a bit too much help? Check out this note from a teache…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Oct 20

"I 'Redshirted' My Kindergartner & Never Regretted It"

I have been hearing from more and more parents who have decided to let their child start kindergarten a year later if his/her birthday fall…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Oct 10

Have you ever heard of/participated in giving your child a gift on the first day of school?

I didn't even realize that giving presents on the first day of school was a thing, until I read this mom's blog:

Started by Stacy Fournier

1 Sep 11
Reply by Ji Mi

"The Day I LOST It Doing Homework With My Kid"....Is there ever tension in your home during homework time?

I just came across a blog by a fellow mommy in which she is very honest about the struggles parents and children can face during homework t…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Sep 8

Let's talk lunches! What are you packing? Does your child buy? How are the school lunches?

My daughter always looks forward to picking out a new lunchbox each year, but it's not always as fun and easy for mom to think of what to p…

Started by Stacy Fournier

1 Aug 19
Reply by Melissa

How do your kids get to and from school? How is it working out?

Curious to hear how everyone's kiddos are getting to school this year. Did anyone have to wait too long in the car line for drop-off or pic…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Aug 18

How did the first day go?!

Today was the start of a new school year! How did the first day go for everyone? Did things run smoothly and the kids come home happy?  Or…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Aug 18

Waldo Community School Music Grant

Good morning mamas! The way grants work with schools now is they are mostly done online and seek funding from the community. There is a gre…

Started by Caraline

0 Aug 13


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