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Let's share some lunch ideas? What are you packing?

It's time to start coming up with lunch ideas! I was pretty boring mom today. :-/ Just a PB&J, chips, cheese stick and fruit salad. But…

Started by Stacy Fournier

1 Aug 20, 2013
Reply by Olivia Pitkethly

How was the first day?

So how was everyone's first day back to school!? My second grader actually did a great job getting up and ready for school. She was a bit…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Aug 19, 2013

Here are the local school supply lists! Will you buy now or wait until after the first day of school?

The past two years, I  made sure to buy absolutely everything on Aubrey's school list before school started. However, both years, her teach…

Started by Stacy Fournier

5 Aug 13, 2013
Reply by Stacy Fournier

New Junior Girl Scout Troop forming!

We are looking for 4th and 5th grade girls interested in joining a new Girl Scout Troop.  Our Troop will meet every Tuesday from 6:00-7:00…

Started by Jennifer Hudson

1 Aug 2, 2013
Reply by Jennifer Hudson

Plan now to be ready for first day of school (article)

Just read an article in The Sun all about getting children ready for the 2013-2014 school year. It has information about registering for sc…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Jul 24, 2013

Totally frustrated with Parent Pick up at Norton Elementary

My daughter has a new principal at her school this year. I miss the old one. I guess the new one is trying something new with the parent pi…

Started by Kristin Foster

22 Jan 28, 2013
Reply by Kristin Foster

Anyone have any advice about the Williams full-time magnet program?

Hey Mamas! Wondering if anyone has any information about/experience with the full-time magnet program at Williams Elementary? Or informatio…

Started by Stacy Fournier

1 Jan 17, 2013
Reply by Cherie Schneider

The "homework revolt"

According to an article I just read, there is a new revolution going on among some children, parents and schools. Schools are forfeiting ho…

Started by Stacy Fournier

2 Sep 27, 2012
Reply by Gwendolyn Thompson

I need lunch ideas!!

This is only day 2 of the new school year, and I am already racking my brain trying to think of new and creative lunch ideas. I fee like I…

Started by Stacy Fournier

7 Aug 29, 2012
Reply by Elizabeth Boulet

How did the first day go?

My daughter walked into her first-grade classroom ready to go. She wasn't upset to see mommy and daddy leave at all! :-) I have been thinki…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Aug 20, 2012


About moderator Stacy Fournier is a Gator grad and freelance journalist. But she does her most important work at home as a wife and mommy to daughters Aubrey, born March 2006, and Riley, born June 2010. Read more about or contact Stacy at

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