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What Parents Really Want to Ask Teachers

At 33 years old, I am technically considered an adult. However, I don’t always feel like one. I might feel about as capable and mature as my 17-year-old self some days, but according to the rest of the world, I am an adult, so I do my best to act responsibly. Like when I’m doing particularly boring and responsible things […]

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Spring 2016 Grant Round-Up

We’re getting really excited to roll out our new course, School Grants Made Easy! We can’t wait to share our knowledge and expertise with you so you can collaborate with your child’s teacher to write grant proposals to help your child and his/her classmates. We’ve compiled a small list of education grants for you to think about for the next […]

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10 Actions to Skyrocket Your Grant Writing Success…Continued

I hope you found the first five actions from last week helpful. Let’s pick up where we left off and dive into the last five tips to becoming a successful grant writer. Action #5 Find a mentor and never stop learning. Consider asking a successful grant writer to mentor you for several months. This writer may have more work than […]

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10 Actions to Skyrocket Your Grant Writing Success

In order to write award-winning grant proposals that bring additional money and resources into a child’s school and classroom, we’ve outlined (David Letterman style) 10 critical tips you must know to write successful proposals. Master these 10 actions and you’ll be well on your way to grant writing success! Action #10 If you’re new to grant writing, begin by writing […]

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9 Quick Ways for Moms to Squeeze in Exercise

I should start off by saying that I am not a fitness expert. But like so many other moms, losing a bit of weight and getting back in shape has been on my to-do list for, oh, let’s see… how old are my kids? I’ve gone through ups and downs with exercise and healthy eating. I’ve lost weight and gained […]

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Ten Fun and Easy Valentine’s Day Crafts

I know a lot of people who hate Valentine’s Day. Admittedly, it’s not my favorite holiday, but it is the perfect opportunity for you to help your kids show your loved ones how much you all care. And, if your kids have a Valentine’s Day party in their classroom, it’s also a great time to do some fun crafts with […]

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Six Great Ways to Get Grandparents Involved in Your Child’s Education

We can all agree that family involvement at home and at school is crucial to improving a child’s academic performance. The earlier parents and extended family members become involved in a child’s education, the better the child will do in school. Most of the time this responsibility falls on the parents, especially when it comes to getting involved at school. […]

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Five Practices to Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Whether you love them or hate them, New Year’s resolutions can be beneficial for getting you motivated to make healthy changes in your life. But we all know that keeping those resolutions can be difficult. We’ve put together a list of five practices that will help you keep your resolutions in 2016! Set small, reasonable goals. Saying “I want to […]

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Cooking with Kids

My kids love to help me in the kitchen. Sometimes it makes my job harder – and sometimes it’s just a downright awful mess. Even so, I always enjoy it. It’s a really fun way for us to spend some extra time together and also teach them some life skills that they’ll (hopefully) be able to use as adults. With […]

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Technology in the Classroom: Classroom Websites

I think teachers are super humans. I can barely keep my two kids straight so just the thought of managing more than 20 little people, every single day, gives me anxiety. I have a lot of friends who are teachers and they talk about not being able to use the restroom all day or only getting a few minutes to […]

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