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“F” STANDS FOR…….

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First grade.  First report card. You’re 6 years old and you get pretty much straight “F’s.”  It’s weird.  You seem to know a lot of what’s NOT important for first graders.  You can… Continue reading

There’s Always A Critic!

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I am the last person on earth to claim that I am a stellar mom. Quite the contrary. I have made mistakes left and right but, the one constant is that I love… Continue reading

HOMEWORK

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In our YouTube video, there’s a bit where Ruth is begging “Jimmy” to write ONE sentence and then ends up doing it herself……with her left hand. It wouldn’t be so funny if it… Continue reading

GROUNDHOG DAY

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I have often felt that my school morning  life was like the movie Groundhog Day where Bill Murray keeps living the same day over and over and over……. My Itinerary Drive #1 son… Continue reading

You Know Those Mothers Who Swear By The Dr. Ferber Book?

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I’m not one of them….. I’m sure that the Ferber book was a godsend to so many.  For me it was another lesson in failure. Sometimes the rules just don’t apply, but you… Continue reading

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