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Daycare Series:: Daycare Partnership

Your relationship with your daycare should be a partnership. A partnership that works together to enhance and support your child’s learning. My partnership with my boys’ daycare has been evolving with time. Our partnership has involved breast milk policies, potty-training tactics, curriculum expectations, and much more. This partnership approach has served our family well. Here […]

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5 Things I’ve Learned About Life by Teaching Online

I’ve been a teacher for 15 years, but this past May, I embarked on a new adventure: online teaching.  I started teaching English online to students in China! My fifteen years of experience have taught me a lot about teaching, but here are five things I’ve learned from teaching online about life. The World Is Big […]

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The Sports Debate:: Break or Push Through?

Some children are naturally athletic. Put a racket in their hand or a ball at their feet and wondrous things happen. Others have the means, the commitment, and the determination to excel in sports. Attending multiple practices a week, games every weekend, and qualifying for select or elite teams is what they strive for and […]

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Starting Out as a Homeschool Mom

Homeschooling was something that I always wanted to do. I loved the idea of facilitating my children’s education and being really hands-on. I homeschooled my oldest for preschool when he was 4, but when we lost our son Bennett, I lost my ability to focus on anything. Homeschooling was intimidating and felt impossible. We found an […]

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Hybrid Schooling In Omaha

Parenting comes with thousands of decisions. Some of the biggest decisions a parent faces revolve around education. What school district is the best? Which school is most inclusive? What school has the best education/teachers/athletic program/standards/test scores? Private school or public school or homeschool? Do we really agree with what they are teaching? Could we actually […]

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National S.T.E.M. Day

While growing up, I was surrounded by STEM influences. My mother was a middle school math teacher, my father a lawyer by day and an aspiring paleontologist by weekend encouraged me and my younger brothers to be master builders, amateur wild life experts, and multiplication table junkies. My brothers’ love for all things engineering and […]

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