Parenting

Parenting – When Things Fall Apart

Posted September 30th, 2014 by Sue Wagner in Parenting

Parenting – When Things Fall Apart

I read Facebook updates with envy sometimes. And while I know that often, a person’s social media persona is a carefully curated version of actual life, it appears there are people who are blessed with kids who are “issue-free.” They excel (sports, art, science fair, marching band…), they make honor […]

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Creating little photographers

Posted June 13th, 2014 by Jessica Haney in Child, Parenting, Uncategorized

Creating little photographers

Children see things in unique ways, and that vision extends to what they can capture with a camera. My son’s school offers after-school enrichment classes twice a year. In the fall, my son chose sports, but after I watched his fascination with photography grow through the year, and after I […]

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Five Reasons I’m Looking Forward to Summer:

Posted June 11th, 2014 by Sandie in Parenting

Five Reasons I’m Looking Forward to Summer:

1. No homework: Well, I take that back slightly, because our middle-school-aged son does have summer assignments, but I look forward to not having to monitor/sign homework assignments or bankroll and double-check various projects. 2. Summer Reading: We read all year long, but there is something particularly breezy, leisurely and […]

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Putting children on stage

Posted May 30th, 2014 by Jessica Haney in Child, Parenting, Uncategorized

Putting children on stage

If there had been a program like Encore Stage & Studio where I grew up, I might have a very different life. Being on stage was always a dream, but in my small town, there weren’t any options for kids, at least as far as I knew or as far […]

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