4 Questions to Ask Your Child’s Teachers: Get the answers you need to help your child succeed

October 19th, 2021

Welcome to October, that time of year when children have finally settled into their new back-to-school routines, and parents are eagerly anticipating a flurry of school activities like meet-the-teacher night and parent-teacher conferences. I have a unique perspective as a parent of school-aged children. Not only am I a mother, but I am also an […]

5 Great Chapter Books for Your Upper Elementary or Middle School Reader

September 21st, 2021

Does your child struggle to find chapter books that interest them for independent reading? Or maybe they are avid readers, and have run out of books to read? Here is a list of 5 great chapter books for your elementary or middle school reader that will have your child excited to read! They are listed […]

Give Your Children the Education They Deserve: Why Tutoring Services Matter

August 31st, 2021

A few years ago, I decided to give yoga a try. I was sick of paying for a gym membership I never used and running just isn’t my thing. I had heard of all of the great health benefits of yoga, so I looked up studios in my area. I found one with a class […]

All Aboard the Coding Train! How coding classes can change your child’s life

August 11th, 2021

I come across a lot of “mom” memes and videos on social media. You know the ones. They describe the indescribable: what it’s like to be a parent. I particularly like the one where the mom is pictured with kids running wild around her with the message: I run a tight ship… A pirate ship. […]

Are Your Kids School Ready? 4 Skill-Building Strategies to Help Your Child Avoid Learning Loss

July 30th, 2021

  Here, my son Baron is following the instructions for a hands-on demonstration of our solar system from an astronomy workbook. One of my very favorite movies of all time is the 1998 rom-com You’ve Got Mail. It’s set in a simpler time, when email was brand new and AOL with a dial-up modem was […]

4 ways to boost your child’s confidence for a return to school

July 23rd, 2021

It’s that time of year again! Parents all across the country are replenishing school supplies, buying new backpacks, and sprucing up their children’s back-to-school wardrobes. And I don’t know about you, but I am growing positively giddy over the prospect of an end to marathon bouts of sibling bickering all day long. Yes, summer vacation […]

Clinging to Summer

August 20th, 2020

My windows are open, the air is heavy and thick.   I can hear thunder rumbling in the distance, but I can’t bring myself to turn on the air conditioner. I am waiting for the exact moment when the rain starts to fall hard enough and angle just the right way to hit my window […]

Summertime in Pandemic

July 15th, 2020

My daughter leaves the radio on while she sleeps every night. So this morning she came in my room to say the radio station played a trick on everyone. They played Christmas music and said, “Surprise, you’ve slept longer than you thought! It’s already Christmas time!” Well it is funny, but also sadly true for […]

Nonna’s Recipe for Love

May 5th, 2020

Today in Camp Corona, Joanne is teaching her kids and giving some love from her family’s Italian heritage–by sharing Nonna’s special Ragu and homemade noodles! Mmm! Also if you missed last night’s 2Moms@Home with Joanne and Karen, you will want to tune in, as they spoke with Dr. Nicole Saphier about family wellness in these […]

Coronacuts and Crisis Schooling

April 28th, 2020

Like most of us, Joanne and her family have reached the shelter-in-place need for a haircut! Read her post today to see how they handled that. Also if you missed last night’s 2Moms@Home with Joanne and Karen, you will want to catch up, as they have a guest dad, who drops some really great wisdom […]

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