An Open Letter to Seattle Public Schools

Even my five year old daughter knows what a fair contract is. #SPSstrike #4myteacher

It’s time to do the right thing. It’s time to negotiate a fair contract settlement with Seattle teachers and support professionals.

Back to School? Get Homework Help Desk!

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This is a sponsored post about Homework Help Desk. When I was in school, if I wanted homework help I had to stay after school or hire a tutor. It wasn’t always practical and sometimes it could be really time consuming just to get a simple answer. Times have certainly changed with school curriculums, expectations […]

Alaska, Oregon & Washington are Among 10 U.S. States Reported as Having Lowest Graduation Rates


May 12, 2015 – Alaska, Oregon and Washington are among 10 U.S. states reported as having the lowest Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate (ACGR) according to a report (click here) sponsored by AT&T. Released today by America’s Promise Alliance, Civic Enterprises, Everyone Graduates Center, and the Alliance for Excellent Education, the 2015 Building a Grad Nation […]

Who knew Chicken and Dumplings would earn your school labels for education? #Cbias #Labels4Edu

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This chicken and dumplings shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Labels4Edu #CollectiveBias Ah back to school, it’s just a week away. Thank goodness. We’re already gathering up our school supplies, making our lists, planning easy dinners and we’ve even started collecting our Labels for Education. […]

Ideas to encourage reading in children with Read With Me Scout from LeapFrog

Ideas to encourage reading in children

A big thank you to Mom Select and LeapFrog for providing my family with a Read With Me Scout to help with ideas to encourage reading in children. Ideas to encourage reading in children 1.) Read every day for at least 20 minutes, whether they are 1 or 10 or… 2.) Have access to books. […]

LeapReader fun in the classroom!


Last week Quincy shared her love of LeapFrog and their new LeapReader with her developmental preschool class at Viewlands Elementary. Thanks to MomSelect, we were generously providing an amazing assortment of LeapReaders and activities, the pre-kindergartners. All opinions and experiences are our own. LeapReader is the complete learn-to-read-and-write solution. LeapReader engages kids in imaginative stories […]