Month: October 2014

Creating a homework routine

This is the first year homework has really started to affect our family. Homework until now has been predictable and tear-free. Now that my oldest is in third-grade, that’s changing. He […]

“Enhanced” school photos? No thanks

Tuesday is Picture Day at my daughters' school, which means outfits will be selected with care, hair will be brushed (more than once) and if it's raining we'll drive instead […]

Lower your standards for family meals

The dinner hour is one of the most fraught times of day for families. As if anyone couldn’t tell you that, there’s a new study by a trio of sociologists […]

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