August 2010

Wednesday Wisdom

by Megan on August 11, 2010

Tweet We thought you might enjoy this video for today’s Wednesday Wisdom. Announcements! We have some! Did you catch the interview with Tandem Teaching over at Simple Marriage? The amazing Pearl Mattenson asked us some questions about how parents should be focusing on their children’s summer experiences.  Find out what we really think about climbing […]

Waiting For Superman

by Patrick on August 10, 2010

Tweet I just saw a preview for a movie that had me on the edge of my seat. I cried and in the few short minutes was riveted. Waiting for Superman is a documentary coming out this fall. It follows a group of promising students through the battered school system of the United States. It […]

Tweet Now, Patrick and I don’t usually disagree about things. But if you’ve gotten the chance to listen to Tandem Teaching’s  free course on How to Get Your Child (and Yourself) Ready to Go Back To School, you know we didn’t exactly see eye to eye on the whole school lunch thing. Finding ways to make […]

Tweet You might be thinking are you really asking me if college is right for my kid? And, subconsciously your probably saying of course it is! You can be honest. I’m sure the title threw you off a tad bit, but something about it sparked your interest. Besides, you’re a lil shocked yet curious as […]

Wednesday Wisdom

by Melissa on August 4, 2010

Tweet So if you want to live in a world filled with kindness, love, safety, respect, creativity and compassion, then cultivate those qualities in your inner kingdom first. As you embody them in your own life, you change your personal ecology, which then changes the world around you. – Hiro Boga

Tweet There is a poison that is sitting unnoticed in the foods that you are feeding your child every single day. It causes children to have intolerable mood swings, insufferable outbursts, and unbearable acts of aggression. The Food and Drug Administration knows it, but refuses to do anything about the harmful chemical affecting the very […]

Tweet “Kiddos, I had to bring a friend to the airport at mindnight last night so I’m giving you a heads-up. Today, my patience isn’t what it usually is because I’m super tired,” I announced to twenty secondgraders. “Let’s do what we can to make this a really smooth day.” I’ve probably started the day […]