The following is a guest post by Jeff Lantos, a 5th grade teacher at Marquez Elementary School. This week my fellow teachers and I will greet our new students and begin implementing the lessons we’ve outlined in our plan-books. Most of these lessons will focus on math and language arts. In fact, most mornings will be devoted exclusively to those two subjects. The reasons … [Read more...] about Behold The Magic of The Six M’s
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Want a fun inexpensive outdoor activity to do with your kids? Try making paper kites and having a kite flying competition - it's tons of fun for the whole family! Here are instructions on how to make the coolest paper kites you've ever seen! Make a Paper Kite in 8 Simple Steps Supplies A few sheets of brightly colored 8 1/2" x 11" multipurpose printing paper. … [Read more...] about Fun Family Activity: How To Make A Paper Kite
Oh, April. The blooming trees. The pretty flowers. The longer, sunnier days. And the start of the wedding season.For parents, other people’s weddings bring unique stresses. The flawless embossed invitation arrives. A work of art, complete with your calligraphied name and address decorating the envelope like twining ivy, topped by a carefully love-themed stamp. … [Read more...] about What Wedding Season Means For Parents
“There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.” - Ralph Waldo EmersonI thought I had it down. Both my babies had been such perfect textbook sleepers, Harvey Karp would have been proud. Swaddle and soothe worked like a charm, as if Sleeping Beauty herself watched over their dreams. But now it’s payback. My children … [Read more...] about Help! My Sleepless Toddler Is Breaking Me!
A few weeks ago, start-up toy company GoldieBlox posted this video and the interwebz exploded, as they say.And at first, all caught up in the cuteness of the three little actresses and the cleverness of the way the brand altered the lyrics to Beastie Boys’ song “Girls” to accompany this spot (apparently without the Boys’ permission, but that’s not the point), I got excited … [Read more...] about When Girl-Power Marketing Accidentally Does the Opposite