I recently stumbled upon an article on Ideas.Time.com written by Paul Tough. Here’s the link: http://ideas.time.com/2012/09/05/why-grit-is-more-important-than-grades/ I suggest reading it as it sparks great topics for reflection and discussion- as both a parent and an educator. I’m struck by the statement that denying kids of character building experiences (situations in which they fail/disagree/forget something, etc.) can … More Hover Much?
I’ve slowly realized the difference between a ‘Working Mom’ and a ‘Mom on a Budget’ is honestly, nothing. Well, at least for me there’s not!! When I was working, I hated thinking about “What’s for dinner?!” The thought of planning a weeks worth of meals and then rummaging through a grocery store, usually on a … More Working Mom vs. Budgeting Mom