Homework

Dear Moms, By now you should be in the full swing of things and we at Tandem Teaching know that you are executing our back to school tips and tricks with ease and precision, right? For some of you yes, but for others you’re proabably thinking, I really do need some help.  Lets see, are you [...]

When asked to describe me a few years ago, my cousin said, “You could put Melissa in a bare room with no doors or windows, hand her a Chinese Checkerboard, and she’d find some way to lose it!” She was right. I spent much of my life searching for papers, keys, my passport . . [...]

It’s 8:30 and your child needs to turn in a book report in 12 hours. You’re tired, they’re tired, and your normally pleasant dinner table has turned into a battle zone. As simple as a book report might seem, the brain actually has to do a lot of things at once. Not only does it [...]

When I was a kid my family used to have the most beautiful family dinners. We’d share stories of our day and enjoy great food. The room was filled with laughter and amazing smells. We’d ask politely to be excused, and clear the table. When the dishes were washed and put away, the backpacks came [...]