Less books, More Technology

Have you noticed encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauruses, are slowly fading out? Everything can pretty much be done by technology now a days. I mean, once you turn eight in the school systems you get an IPad! Even homework is done on the IPad! I helped a student in PIL’s after-school program the other week with his […]

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Responsibility is good for them

Did you have chores when you were growing up? I know I did. My mother, at certain points in my life, would have anywhere from 3-9 children in her house ( she adopted many children). So this meant everyone had to pitch in to keep a clean and tidy house. Every day after school it […]

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What kind of love do they deserve?

As many people know, I am a young married mother. I have two children and I am 25 years old, my husband and I have been married for 5 years. It is a known statistic that young marriages are less likely to last. Like with most marriages it’s a daily, job, you work at it […]

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How to turn “don’ts” into “wants”

I’m sure you have heard school agers say,” but I don’t want to go outside,” or “I don’t want to do anything.”  We never want to force a child to do something they completely don’t want to do, but we can encourage them.  As teachers it is part of our job to engage the children in […]

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