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I Don't Care What "Studies" Say, Homework Is The Worst

School is back in, and with it, the onslaught of the weekly homework folders sent home brimming with updates from the teacher, worksheets, and Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.24.18   |   SHARE
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Photo by Keith Luke on Unsplash

18 Things Your Kid Should Know Before They Go Off To College

The time has come. College is a wonderful time but here are a few things you might want to tell your little parasite before they go. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.27.18   |   SHARE
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Managing End Of The School Year Stress When You’re A Single Parent

As much as parents look forward to the end of the school year, it can also be an incredibly stressful time, especially when you're a single mom. Read...
Stacey Freeman    |   06.7.18   |   SHARE
Families
This support my gender-fluid child receives at school means so much to my family, but the ripple effects of what the children will learn will go far.

How A Teacher Is Helping Kids Accept My Gender-Fluid Child ​

This support my gender-fluid child receives at school means so much to my family, but the ripple effects of what the children will learn will go far. Read...
Anonymous    |   03.21.18   |   SHARE
Culture
We can give our children tools to empower them when they are bombarded with harmful and oppressive messages.

How To Counter The Sexist Bullsh*t Your Daughters Learn At School  

How do we, as parents, counter this deeply ingrained message that our girls and young women are supposed to look a certain way to be accepted? Read...
Sam Milam    |   02.6.18   |   SHARE
Families

Watching People Go Back To School Is Bittersweet Now That I’ve Graduated

September, for the first time in many years, wasn’t the start of any new beginnings. I’ve been in some form of school — general education in public Read...
Alaina Leary    |   08.31.17   |   SHARE
Voices

My IEP Gave Me PTSD: A Student's Perspective

Although the IEP meeting had good intentions to help me, it led me down a path of low self esteem and a lot of self doubt. Read...
Mandy Ree    |   08.18.17   |   SHARE

5 Key Ways You Can Be The Best Parent Advocate For Your Special Needs Child

Trust your instincts. You are the expert when it comes to your child. Don’t be afraid to speak up, to stand your ground, to share what works at and Read...
Lisa Aro    |   08.14.17   |   SHARE