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Chances are, you’ve seen a Little Free Library in your neighborhood. At first glance, they may look like over-sized birdhouses, but these little libraries are actually points of light in communities, promoting literacy, creating community, and cultivating a love of reading. What is a Little Free...
Can you believe that summer is coming to an end and a new school year is right around the corner? With that comes back to school shopping for supplies and clothes. I remember how excited I would get when I...
There were three suspensions, several behavior plans, and countless tears, but we ended up surviving a tough school year. Six weeks into this school year, a phone call from the principal ended with, “He is suspended until Monday.” We...
Mo Willems is my hero. I think most life lessons can be learned by reading Willems. Our favorite books are the Elephant and Piggie series. These easy to read books have a simple, fun structure that my seven-year-old loves....
As Teacher Appreciation Week quickly approaches, room parents may inundate your email asking for ideas or donations for teacher appreciation gifts. Everyone wants a way of showing just how much you appreciate teachers. But what do teachers really want (and...
Raising children with special needs is challenging. Our little guy has a handful of attachment and trauma based diagnoses. His brain developed differently as a baby due to what happened to him when he was little and now we...
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Why My Kid Rides the Bus

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Ah, the school bus. If you're anything like me, you've heard people ranting about buses. It goes something like this: "Got stuck behind a bus this morning. It stopped at every other house. Kids today are so LAZY. When I...
School is an entirely different ballgame these days. Full days of Kindergarten, common core math, and technology for everything. It moves at a faster pace and academics are stressed at a very early age. For my child, school is...
From the time we knew our first baby was going to have an August birthday, my husband and I planned to redshirt kindergarten. I'd read the research that was starting to come out showing that older students tended to...
My children, both born at the end of August, are the youngest in their respective classes at school. In fact, I remember joking with my OB that if my daughter, due September 1, was even a day late, it...

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Guide to Local Photographers | Milwaukee, WI

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Our Guide to Local Photographers in Milwaukee is a collection of photographers who we partner with on our events and initiatives throughout the year,...