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Channeling My Inner Mom Geek

I wasn’t sure I had an inner mom geek until my daughter started first grade last week. On Monday, the first grade got the parameters for the year’s homework. Each night, the students are required to read for 10-20 minutes and practice their spelling words for the week. There is no reading list and no […]

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On Starting School

Here in Indiana, the State Fair is starting in a few days, and in just a few days more, schools across the state will open. Don’t get me started on the injustice of it, or why I think it’s important that kids have time to run around the midway before heading back to classes closer […]