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Top Kindergarten Apps For Back To School Season
OWTK Games + Apps / OWTK Gaming

Top Kindergarten Apps For Back To School Season

Glue sticks, sharpened #2 pencils, folders, 3-ring binders, and composition books, oh my!  And a few tissues to wipe away your back to school tears. You’ve got the physical essentials, saw your kiddos off on the school bus, and stopped crying (mostly), now for some digital fun when they come […]

Kindergarten / Parenting Blog

The Physical Education of The Mouse

I’m not the only Bogle going to the gym every day!  I’m just the only one who gets to shower off the stank afterwards. The girls’ charter school has instituted a new scheduling policy for all kindergarten classes that will have the 5-year-olds partaking in physical education — phys ed, […]

Back 2 School — LeapFrog Tag Interactive Human Body Discovery Pack
Kindergarten / OWTK Toy News & Reviews

Back 2 School — LeapFrog Tag Interactive Human Body Discovery Pack

Thank you to LeapFrog for sponsoring this review.  For more information about the LeapFrog Tag Human Body Discovery Pack, please visit their website #LeapFrogTag #spon ********** Science. Girls. There is a known educational chasm between these two words.  Thankfully, there are daring people who care to bridge the widening gap; […]

Back 2 School — LeapFrog Tag Get Ready for Kindergarten
OWTK Toy News & Reviews

Back 2 School — LeapFrog Tag Get Ready for Kindergarten

********** We had a Leapfrog reading device at one point. A clunky plastic thing that you’d place a paperback-ish book inside and press down on with a special chubby pen. This was years ago, when the Bear was a wee lass.  We didn’t care much for it then, and unlike […]

Parenting Blog

Running In Sandals And Peeling Eggs At 2 AM

The wifey’s family reunion was yesterday, in a park near where I grew up. In fact, pavilion #4 was within a stone’s throw from the gruesome fish-hook-in-my-knee-incident of my youth. And no, I’m not 100% over it. The fish hook that is, not the reunion. That was fine enough. Stupidly, […]

How It Will Be Done
Parenting Blog

How It Will Be Done

I am crazy proficient at many a thing. I can do two loads of laundry from agitate to folding in-between push-mowing the 1/2-acre lawn, running and then emptying the dishwasher, and making the kids a well-balanced lunch spread of freshly cut veggies, homemade egg salad, and applesauce.  I’m pretty freakin’ […]

Parenting Blog / Required Reading

Required Reading – September 23 2011

Is there anyone on teh internets better to sum up the emotional tumult of a father & daughter’s inaugural back to school season than Jeff Giles of Dadnabbit?  I’m sayin’ no. You’ve gotta give this 5 minutes of your time this weekend.

Guest Post / Kindergarten / Parenting Blog

Guest Post: Not Just Another Back to School Story

OWTK’s first ever guest post comes from an old colleague of mine, Greg Citro. He’s the father of an amazing little girl who has already beaten the odds more than the greatest of card sharks.  This is his and her back to school season story, one that bares telling.  Also […]

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