This post contains affiliate links. If you click and make a purchase, we receive a small commission that helps support the blog. Thanks! Back to school time and the morning routine that keeps me sane are in full force in...
By Optimum Ed Everyone agrees. Parents need to save for their child's college education and to start that process early. However, no one college saving strategy will work well for every family because the right approach is dependent on several variables: Tax...
More than six years ago, I dropped my son off in his infant classroom for his very first day.  As a first-time mom and an employee of his school, I was adamant on not being that mom. You know, one of...
  From the writers at Optimum Ed.... We can all agree that as parents we want our children to be happy and successful, to be fulfilled in their career, and to be financially able to support the lifestyle they choose. But...
Kindergarten is a word that stirs many emotions in a parent’s heart. Even if your child has previously been in full-time daycare or preschool, it’s a big milestone. Things become more formal, more systematic, more grown-up somehow, and of course,...
It’s July. Next comes August with September hot on its heels. And with September comes the first day of school. For some, it will be the very first day of school. Starting kindergarten is exciting and overwhelming and amazing. My...
Some years ago, there was a TV commercial from an auto garage with the slug line: “You can pay me now or pay me later.” The idea? Spend a little now on maintenance or spend much for future repairs. The same philosophy...
I don’t know about you mamas, but when school is gearing up to start back, I start thinking about packing lunches. It’s definitely a chore that I don’t miss during the summer, but it’s also something I’m very committed...
My Preschooler Has Homework

My Preschooler Has Homework

0
Y'all. As a first-time preschooler mom, when we received my daughter's Welcome Packet for Preschool, I was beyond excited! "IT'S A LETTER FROM YOUR TEACHER!" I screamed to my daughter, as if Elsa herself had sent us mail.  I opened...
Two weeks from today, public schools start here in RVA. Administrators and lead teachers have already returned for the new year. So, you could say that we are in the final countdown to back to school. Some are in...
4,722FansLike
0FollowersFollow
0FollowersFollow
426FollowersFollow

In + Around Richmond

Being a Millennial Mom in 2019: What it’s Actually Like

0
“I wouldn’t want to raise a kid today.” That’s what you’ll hear from most adults over the age of 50. As a 33-year-old “Millennial Mom”...