Navigating Your Kids

Experiences and perspective on the School Years

November 2, 2014
by Frances
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Politics and College Football—It’s All the Same

“Why to you keep watching all that stuff?  You know it doesn’t make any difference!  It’s  almost time for the game.” my husband  remarked one Saturday as I was watching a political debate on television.  This observation comes after spending … Continue reading

September 3, 2014
by Frances
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Humor Must Have an Element of Truth……

For all you parents of  kindergarteners, this should make you smile and know you are not alone. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/peter-greene/memo-to-three-year-old-slackers_b_5698928.html?utm_hp_ref=education-reform#comments

May 23, 2014
by Frances
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Middle School: Three Levels of Hell Part 1—Discipline

It’s a big day…..late summer, sweltering heat, but the air is charged with excitement as you and your child get into the rope lines directing you through the registration maze at the middle school.  Some faces are familiar and you … Continue reading

April 14, 2014
by Frances
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Can’t Get Away From the Need for Foriegn Language :) #2

April 13, 2014
by Frances
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Can’t Get Away From the Need for Foriegn language :)

April 6, 2014
by Frances
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The Honeymoon—Elementary School: Part 1

You have just completed your volunteer duties at your child’s elementary school and are in the self-congratulatory mode.  Your young student is progressing nicely, loves his/her teacher and friends.  You, being the involved parent that you are, are doing everything … Continue reading

April 2, 2014
by Frances
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ADD brain on test day……..