Tag Archives: Education

Malia Obama Is Taking a Gap Year, What About Your Child?

Warning: This post is about one of my children. Admittedly, I am not entirely objective when it comes to my kids; who is? Beware, there may be random acts of bragging, but this kid is pretty awesome, and I could … Continue reading

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A Broken System…

Today I met once again with the powers that be at my son’s school. I can’t tell you how many of these meetings we’ve been called to or requested, but somewhere in the vicinity of 7 in three years. They … Continue reading

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Posted in Activist, Awareness, Blog, Daily Observations, Education, High School, Honest observations on many things, Life, Mothers, Musings, My world, Parenting, Tales From the Motherland, Teens, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 32 Comments

Would You Take a Bullet For A Math Test?

Seems a quirky thought, but not so. Day after day, I struggle with my 16 year old to get him to do his homework. In our home, education is a given. It’s never been if you go to college, but … Continue reading

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Posted in 9/11, Awareness, Blog, Blogging, bullying, Daily Observations, Honest observations on many things, Life, News, Tales From the Motherland, Teens, Women, Women's issues, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 36 Comments

The Middle: Head To Your First Period Class!

Note:  I’ve gotten numerous requests for more posts (a positive thing, and thanks to those who’ve asked), but I’ve been trying to figure out how to best make that happen and not lose my mojo here. As I’ve said before: … Continue reading

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