Tag: education

Moms, If You’re Tired of Social Distancing, Read This

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Okay, here we are in a completely new world from a month ago, even a few weeks ago depending on where you live.  And let's...

The Non-College Dream

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Last month, Henrico County Public Schools hosted its second annual Career and Technical Education signing day. This event gives the same celebration to vocational students...

A Teacher’s Plea for Course Selection: Don’t Just Sign the Form

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The end of January is the middle and high school course enrollment window for many area public schools. A form comes home with all...

Even a few seconds of online videos affects our kids

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It happened innocently. The little ones when they were much younger, would love watching poems and ABC videos on their tablets. Thinking they were...

It’s Not Just About Pay: The Real Struggle of Teachers

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Teacher pay is getting a lot of national attention right now. And it should. The salaries we pay our teachers are unacceptable. At a recent teacher...

Too Soon to Be Thinking about College Prep and Career Options???

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    One of my favorite movies Is Gone With The Wind. I watched it at a very young and impressionable age and besides Wonder...

Keep Education Alive This Summer

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What is summer brain drain? It’s when time off school leads to children losing knowledge and skills they spent the previous school year gaining. While we...

Three Things You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Know About Adoption

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When my husband and I started down the path to adoption, we encountered a firehose of information. Once we matched and brought our little...
You Don't Need to Save the Whole Enchilada

Saving for College – You Don’t Need to Save the Whole...

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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...

Richmond Waldorf School: A Place Where Children Like Mine Flourish

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I have a child who likes to color outside of the lines. She zigs when others zag. She is determined to be her own person...