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The Parent / Teacher Conference Phrase Decoder
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The Parent / Teacher Conference Phrase Decoder

*Big thanks to The Huffington Post for also running with this humorous back to school / parent-teacher conference post! Twice a year they meet with us, many of us, in 20-minute increments, stacked like six-packs of 4×4 In-n-Out Burgers (Protein Style, natch.) In hallways we wait, we sit and we […]

What The Birthday Girl Wants, The Birthday Girl Gets
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What The Birthday Girl Wants, The Birthday Girl Gets

Soft Pretzels. Cupcakes. Cookies. Candy. Potato Chips. Baby Carrots. There are many easy birthday treat options available to a parent to send into their child’s school. But when your soon-to-be 6-year-old daughter asks for 26 fresh fruit kabobs to be delivered to her classroom on the day she turns 6, […]

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What Every Child Should Be Taught In School

Grow it, yank it out of the ground, clean it, cook it. That’s a simple enough lesson; no solving for X, no periodic table, no “Columbus sailed the ocean blue” memorization techniques. Just some dirt, a hole, some seeds, a sink, and a saute pan.  It’s the kind of lesson […]

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Quick Thoughts: A Back To School Realization

I’ve got two kids in school now and something has drastically changed: there are twice as many pieces of paper entering my home and taking up residence on our many flat surfaces. Quick aside: I joked with a buddy once about how, if it were up to me, there would […]

Back To School Special: The Magic School Bus Complete Series DVD Collection
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Back To School Special: The Magic School Bus Complete Series DVD Collection

There’s a scene in my favorite movie of all time, Kicking and Screaming (and before you ask, no, NOT the one with Will Ferrell), when one slightly older male character says to a youthful female on her 17th birthday: “hey, now you can read Seventeen Magazine and get all the […]

Top Kindergarten Apps For Back To School Season
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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 […]

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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, […]

Seamless Socks For Sensitive Kids (Or The Most Useful Back To School Post You’ll Ever Read)
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Seamless Socks For Sensitive Kids (Or The Most Useful Back To School Post You’ll Ever Read)

For school-aged children, flip-flop season has drawn to a close. In many households, this means difficult mornings are the new norm as sensory-sensitive kids are made to sock-up five days a week. The Mouse has a serious sock problem.  It’s the seams along the toe line.  These drive her batty; […]

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