children, education, Parenting, schools

10 Tips for Successful Parent-Teacher Conferences

Although the school year has just begun parent-teacher conferences are quickly approaching. One of the perpetual complaints you hear from parents and teachers when a child is struggling is a disconnect between one other. When a child is having problems in school parents tend to blame teachers and teachers blame parents, but these problems can… Continue reading 10 Tips for Successful Parent-Teacher Conferences

books, Parenting, reviews

Lauren Child’s Latest Story: Who Wants to be a Poodle?

Who Wants to Be a Poodle I Don't by Lauren Child My rating: 5 of 5 stars Lauren Child is a genius children's book author and illustrator. That is truly a rare gift in the saturated literary world, and a boon to those of us who love well-written stories our children can enjoy. Known for… Continue reading Lauren Child’s Latest Story: Who Wants to be a Poodle?

books, Parenting, reading

Children’s Book Spotlight

Happy Sad Silly Mad: My World Makes Me Feel by John E. Mitchell My rating: 5 of 5 stars Beautiful-written stories and gorgeous illustrations undoubtedly make for a wonderful children's book. Happy Sad Silly Mad: My World Makes Me Feel is no exception. My eight-year-old enjoyed this book very much because as she said: She… Continue reading Children’s Book Spotlight