I adore Maggie’s teachers.  They are a team of professionals with high expectations of not only themselves, but also the students and families in their classrooms.  They have strong opinions about public education and literacy, some of them unconventional but all of them in alignment with my beliefs.  Thanks to them, many inquisitive little minds absolutely love coming to school each and every day.  Oh, … Continue reading Whoops!

Back To School

Back-to-school season has arrived, which explains both my decreased posts and increased moodiness.  Target’s back-to-school ads in July make me plain irritable, but by August I am ecstatic to purchase supplies for my own children.  What gives?  The same goes for clothing:  buying new pants in a bigger size on an annual basis is exciting for the kids, but not so much for me.  And … Continue reading Back To School