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What Kind of Lunch Box Did You Have as a Kid?

One of the things that stands out about elementary school for me was my Flintstones lunch box. I remember my mom would tape my milk money to the outside of the metal box every day. My favorite sandwich was, and still is, a "CLT!" That would be cheese, lettuce and tomato (with sweet pickles and mayo) on white bread

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Things Parents Shouldn’t Say to Their Kids’ Teachers

Everyone thinks their kids are the best.  Some think their kids are perfect and can do no wrong.  That can lead to some discussions with teachers.  Teachers have a job to do and what do they stand to gain by lying about your child? There are a few things that are probably not a good idea to say to teachers.

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Cheryl’s Back to School Tips!

We have less than two weeks of summer vacation left. So sad! My daughter will be a high school freshman this year, and my son is heading into middle school as a seventh grader.  As we prepare to go back to school, a few things come to mind that I have learned through the years.  I thought I would share a few tips with you - and would love you to share your back to school tips as well!

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Making School Lunches is Stressful!

The new school year is only a couple weeks away. Gulp! Kids are picky eaters as it is, so parents go crazy trying to pack a lunch that kids will actually eat.

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School Supplies
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Seriously? School Supplies Already on Store Shelves!

I have to ask -- isn't it a little too early for school supplies to be out on store shelves?

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Principal Pulls Patriotic Song. Did She Go Too Far?

 

For some reason, a principal at an elementary school in Coney Island told students that they were not allowed to perform Lee Greenwood's "God Bless The USA" during their graduation ceremony.

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School Assignment Brings Back Memories

When I was a kid, I vividly remember making salt maps with my mom for school projects.  She was great at it.  Now it's my turn, but I'm afraid I'm not living up to my mom's legacy.  There's no way I'm even trying a salt map.  Last night, Jen and I took a shot at making a plant cell.

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School Leaves Unique Phone Message For Moms And Dads [VIDEO]

The story goes this phone message was left on the machine at a school in Australia.  School officials were apparently fed up with parents who wanted their kids to get a free ride, so they took matters into their own hands.  We have no way to verify whether this was an actual answering machine message, but it's definitely something I'm sure many teachers would love to say to some parents at one time or another.  Get ready to laugh!

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Studying For School Using Hip Hop Songs [Video]

With the graduation rate and testing scores in the Buffalo School system in the very low range. Maybe it's time to borrow a page from a high school in New York City.

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A Stepmom’s Back to School Guide to Creating Structure Without Appearing Wicked!

It’s back-to-school time, just the right time to cover a theme very common in many stepfamilies. So many stepmoms struggle with a home that feels chaotic and where kids have no chores, don’t follow basic rules or have otherwise unacceptable behavior. Too often the dads have not participated in organizing and setting up rules of the home, so things are unstructured and kids are not cooperative. If a stepmom takes over the role of disciplinarian without the support of the dad, she’s headed for that “wicked” label.

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What Car Did You Go To College In?

I recently read an article that was recommending what cars to take back to school based on where you were going to college.

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Back to School – 5 Tips for Kids Waiting at the Bus Stop

School is almost back in session, which means it’s time to start brushing up on tips for taking the bus. The school bus can be a great resource for time-strapped parents and independence-seeking children alike. But it also needs to be approached with safety and care.

Here are five tips to make your child’s bus ride the best it can be.

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