Category Archives: School

If You Tell Your Child About Leprechauns…

If you tell your child about leprechauns, she will ask you if they are people. When you tell her they are little people, she will ask you if they are nice. When she finds out they are nice, she will … Continue reading

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Is That a Hanger on Your Back or Are You Just Happy to See Me?

A mom with two kids walks into school. Mom smiles at the school director and says “ Good morning.” School Director comes closer and then smiles at the mom, and then reaches out for mom’s back. Puzzled mom turns around … Continue reading

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Going Back to Second Grade

Now that my children’s book Kangaroo’s Shoes is finally published, I can share it with those who will appreciate it most — kids!  Last month, I had the pleasure of going back to my elementary school, E.G. Shaw Elementary School, in … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 12.10.10

You’ll notice several holiday-related posts this week (they are a little hard to avoid this time of year) but all are a good read.  What better way to get in the spirit, right?  In case you forgot, the Biz e-Friday … Continue reading

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Mama’s Little Mascot

Buckeye Brainwashing started early in my house. Before my children were out of the womb, they each had several outfits sporting the scarlet and grey colors of my alma mater, The Ohio State University. We had a Brutus stuffed toy just … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 11.05.10

If you were too busy to read them all– good news–we did it for you! Here’s what you missed. This week’s best and brightest blogs (and there were some great ones) are: 5.)    Tip Junkie I love organization.  I love … Continue reading

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Sickness Sucks

There’s nothing like a diet of pretzels and Pedialyte to get you back down to your fighting weight. Or, at least that’s what I keep telling myself.  Ever since school started up again, I have been hit by a nasty … Continue reading

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School Picture Day

Readers note:  I had a life-scarring memory of my own School Picture Day circa 1982. I was in 2nd grade and we were in the school gymnasium when the photographer mistook me for a boy. As I crawled onto the swivel stool … Continue reading

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Angry BMW Owners Should Take Advice from Ice Cube

A recent article in the U.K.’s Telegraph called out BMW drivers as the angriest on the road. The poll revealed that BMW drivers are more likely to tailgate, flick the finger and speed than anyone else on the road. I … Continue reading

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Biz e-Friday Countdown 10.8.10

Biz e-Friday Countdown 10.08.10  5.) Dadstalking.com Dadstalking (Dads talking, not stalking) is a leading forum for dad bloggers.  One of this week’s posts “Real Dads Push the Stroller”  talks about the social stigma around a guy showing affection and loving care … Continue reading

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