4 Tips to Quickly Communicate Academic Progress

Parents want to know how their child is doing academically.  Schools can often feel pressure about the best ways to share this information without overburdening teachers or current systems. ...

The Upside of Helicopter Parents

Since it's the holiday season we thought we'd give eager parents a little holiday gift this year.  Permission to helicopter. Typically, I'm not one to celebrate helicoptering. Helicopter parents have...

Educating is hard. Let parents help!

The original opening for this blog post shared a real life scenario highlighting how hard educators' jobs are. The scenario happened just last week to a school counselor I know. ...

7 Tips to Get Your Kids Talking

We know the feeling.  You want to get your kids talking and know about every minute of your children’s days of school (What did you learn? What did you...

You’re Good! The Truth of First Days of School

First days of school.  On Facebook and Instagram they look like cute pictures of kids, impressive classrooms, and beautiful libraries. The reality is crying kids at drop off and buses...