Posts Tagged ‘education’

Our Story of Changing Schools

In a previous post, I shared the three questions to ask yourself before your child changes schools.  In this post, I share our story of changing schools for our younger two boys. Still growing…

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Three Questions To Ask Before Your Child Changes Schools

School struggles are never fun.  We want our kids to succeed.  So how do we know when it’s time to move on?  What information can help us make the decision that it’s time to look for another option?  These three simple questions have helped me find clarity and peace of mind with my choices. Still…

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A Tribute to My Speech Coach

I have many wonderful memories of Al (I never called him Mr. Swanson!). He was an outstanding teacher and coach. He was discerning and giving. He was driven and considerate. He was old-school; he was a patriot and he was a gentleman.  Indeed, he opened doors for me. Still growing…

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Teaching Multiplication on the IPad using the MultiFlow App

PJ is starting to learn multiplication.  There’s only one way to do it – repetition.  Recently, I found an awesome app for multiplication.  It lets me pick just the numbers that PJ is learning and he can learn at his own pace.  It’s called MultiFlow.  Let me introduce you. Here’s what the app looks like…

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A New School for Fall 2012

Emma and Will ready for Parnassus Orientation Once again this fall I find myself hoping that I’m doing the right thing… This time for my oldest two. Talk about guinea pigs.  Emma and Will have been to private school, then home-schooled, attended public school and are now set to attend Parnassus Prep – a new…

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