Category Archives: education

Learning Can Be Fun

Tweet“My five-year-old is struggling with writing. Well, he’s not so much struggling as he just hates it and thinks it’s a waste of time because it is in no way related to video games.” Read more about how I’ve convinced … Continue reading

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Mom Congress

Tweet I’ve spent the last 4 days in D.C. at the Mom Congress conference and I’m inspired and exhausted. Click here to read how I stayed close to Dan and the kids while hanging out on the opposite coast. Here … Continue reading

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Do I Look Busier to You?

TweetSo I said I was lost in fiction, working on a novel I plan to finish by this summer. This is true. Then I started blogging more here because I have so many words inside me that I need to … Continue reading

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Do Your Parents Lick You?

TweetI should never be allowed to read books to children in public. [read more]

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What Do you Need to Know?

TweetWhen a boy from our local junior high was arrested for planning to kill several students and teachers, the school district decided not to inform the school’s parents. [read more at]

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Waiting for Superman – Guest Post Review

TweetI posted my thoughts on earlier this year after watching the new documentary Waiting for Superman at the Seattle International Film Festival. When Washington Virtual Academies (WAVA) offered me passes to see it this month during its theatrical release, … Continue reading

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