Parental Involvement Is the True Core of Education

It is obvious to everyone that the U.S. education system has problems. We are falling behind in math and science. It is hard to imagine much of a technological future without math and science. But while the problems are easy to identify, the solutions are rather more difficult to nail down. The problem is easy […]

Support your school with Box Tops For Education!

Last year, the Box Tops for Education program raised over $74 million for America’s schools! You can help make a difference for your school by purchasing participating products at your local grocery store. there are hundreds of products to choose from so keep an eye out for those Box Tops! To support your school with […]

Wordless Wednesday – unfinished project

Pie and I had fun playing with cardboard, tape, and white goop yesterday! We are impatiently waiting for her creation to dry so she can get it painted in time for the science fair on Thursday! We’re thinking about making little huts (suggested by our Schwan’s man lol) to put at the base of the […]

So far away for her – but soon enough for mom

For some reason it hit me this week that my little girl only has one more year of elementary school after this one lets out. Can you believe that? One more year of being in only two classrooms for the whole day. One more year of cute little kid cubbies to stow her coat in […]

Lunch Box Rant

The first week of August is almost over… already! I can hardly believe it. Of course, this means the kids will be going back to school, back to learning, back to their friends and back to school lunch! School lunch is the rock in my shoe! My teen likes to buy school lunch, which is […]

Fish for Free in PA

Here’s some thing fun to do with the kids this weekend! This information is from the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission website: FISH FOR FREE DAYS 2009Saturday, May 23 & Sunday, June 7. Fish for Free Days allow anyone (resident or non-resident) to legally fish for Pennsylvania’s most popular fish without a fishing license. Each […]