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5 Proven Strategies to Help Your Family Stay Positive Throughout the School Year

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by St. Martin’s Episcopal School. 5 Proven Strategies to Help Your Family Stay Positive Throughout the School Year With the school year underway, now is a great time to implement strategies to help keep your family happy and stress-free throughout the year. Here are five proven ways to help […]

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Save the Date :: St. Andrew’s Episcopal School Upcoming Open Houses

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by St. Andrews Episcopal School. Save the Date :: St. Andrew’s Episcopal School Upcoming Open Houses The team at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School invites you to come learn about our fabulous 18 month – Grade 8 program. Small classes and caring teachers provide a challenging learning environment where children grow intellectually, […]

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Upcoming Events at Sacred Heart!

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Academy of the Sacred Heart.  There are a lot of great things happening in Sacred Heart classrooms and around campus. Come “Spend a Day” in the life of a Sacred Heart student. Upper School: Authentic Learning Experiences :: Students have access to a new human synthetic cadaver, a Financial […]

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Taking Off My Referee Hat

Whether you stay-at-home, work-from-home, work part-time, full-time to list out the number of hats a mother wears on any given day could make “War and Peace” look like a short story.  Executive chef, personal driver, stylist, dentist, hair dresser, therapist, teacher, laundress, nurturer, cleaning lady, budget committee – this just covers the hats I wear […]

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New Orleans Childcare :: Is the Hoffman Early Learning Center Right For You?

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by New Orleans College Prep.  New Orleans Childcare :: Is the Hoffman Early Learning Center Right For You? We all know that sending our kids off to school for the first time can be a whirl-wind of emotions. Especially here in New Orleans where schooling isn’t necessarily based on […]

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Why We Don’t Use Behavior Charts

If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed. – Albert Einstein Apparently Einstein and I have something in common as am not a fan of reward charts for behavior. I’ve tried them. Sure, at first, they work great. But then, after a little […]

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Bullying: The Word Hasn’t Changed, But the Definition Has

Interesting fact: We never used the word BULLYING in high school. Bullies were jerks who used fists, stole lunch money, and picked on nerds – they weren’t people who were using words. Pranks, no matter how nasty or unkind, weren’t considered bullying. Gossiping and slandering were just people being callous. Bullying was an aggressive, physical […]

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