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I'm executive editor at GreatSchools and mother to two feisty girls, ages 10 and 6.
Post in: Act Test March 10, 2011
Yes! I completely relate. When your good student suddenly seems like a struggling student in another educational setting -- what do you do? In... More »
Post in: How do I find a buddy for school March 10, 2011
I think this is a great idea and you should definitely ask your school about it and try to find someone there who can help you (even if they don't... More »
Post in: Positive reasons to hold a student back in middle school? March 10, 2011
It's an interesting idea. Definitely schools are eager to push all kids through the system, especially if they are not failing. There's also evidence... More »
Post in: Tell us your favorite family holiday crafts for a chance to win BIC Mark-It Markers! December 1, 2010
Loads of cinnamon, apple sauce and glue create an incredible fragrant dough which we roll out and make into ornaments. They last forever!
Post in: Have you discussed sexting with your child? August 5, 2010
I'm not a prude when it comes to talking about sex with my kids (who are only 6 and 10) but "having the sexting talk" seriously freaks... More »