Mis-Education

Eileen EadyEducation in America9 Comments

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I have always been a proud supporter of public education. I started my teaching career in 1997 and I passionately believed that if we all continued to work together, we could make the world better for our children and teach them tolerance and acceptance. I believed that the best and most innovative learning environment was the result of a great … Read More

Eileen EadyMis-Education

Prank or PR Genius: Kristen Schaal

Eileen EadyPop Culture1 Comment

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I know Kristen Schaal from her stalker role in Flight of the Conchords. She is also the voice of the character, Mabel, in my sons’ favorite show Gravity Falls. So, I figured I’d be in for some interesting, albeit awkward, comedy in her special on Comedy Central.

Eileen EadyPrank or PR Genius: Kristen Schaal

P-Mag Nostalgia Project: 1987

Eileen EadyPerspectives3 Comments

In 1987, I wanted to be Baby in Dirty Dancing. My best friend, Esmeralda and I played mixed cassette tapes on the boom box in the garage and danced. I had permed strawberry blonde hair, freckles, rolled jeans, and I was going to be a dancer.

Eileen EadyP-Mag Nostalgia Project: 1987

Unconventional Family

Eileen EadyPerspectives2 Comments

Greeting card companies and the florist industry would never let us forget that tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. In Minnesota, the group Minnesotans United for All Families will gather to celebrate Freedom to Marry Day at the Capital Hill in St. Paul. They support the belief that persons in same gender relationships should be allowed to be married. I can’t be … Read More

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Inspiring Revolution

Eileen EadyEducation in America2 Comments

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Recently, a colleague in the teaching profession updated her Facebook status to say that her check was less this month due to increased taxes. Morale in the teaching profession is already low. Having a check be even smaller is just popping the blister on a burn. I’ve spent the last five years bringing home, at the MOST, $2022 each month, … Read More

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Children Will Listen

Eileen EadyPerspectives7 Comments

My five-year-old, Hunter, got off the bus looking dejected and worn out. Always a source of unending energy and vigor, Hunter is only worn out when he is upset or sick. I asked him what was wrong, and he looked at me with teary blue eyes. “I got into trouble today.” I asked him what happened and he told me. … Read More

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Don’t Stroke Out

Eileen EadyHealth6 Comments

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You’re 34 weeks into your pregnancy, and you can’t tie your shoes. You haven’t seen your feet from a standing position in two months. You feel like your uterus is going to fall out any day now, and this kid inside you is training for soccer with your ribs. You haven’t been able to walk up the stairs without taking … Read More

Eileen EadyDon’t Stroke Out