Why I Don’t Help My Kid With Homework…And You Shouldn’t Either

I’ll let you in on a little secret…I am not smarter than a third grader. Especially when it comes to math. Not the math that served my generation and the many before me just fine (although, truth be told, I wasn’t that great at that math either:). The new math.  Common Core math. The math that takes you around the block when all you want to do is go across the street.
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Friday Find: Altuzarra For Target

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The highly anticipated fall line designed by Joseph Altuzarra for Target has finally arrived!  The luxe 50-piece collection includes shirts, skirts, dresses, coats, blazers, pants, belts, shoes and even lingerie—all priced at less than $100! Continue reading

Friday Find: Little Black Dress

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It’s simple.  It’s stylish.  It’s sexy.  It’s classic.  It’s the perfect Little Black Dress and it’s this week’s find. Continue reading

Back To School: Helping Children Set Goals For The School Year

The school year is well underway, and teachers have been busy setting goals and expectations for their students in the classroom.  But it’s also important to spend some time at home discussing what your children want to achieve this school year and what you expect of them. Continue reading

Friday Find: Michael Kors Girls Boots

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I scored this week’s Friday Find while doing some back-to-school shopping with Journey.  I’m always on the lookout for a great deal on kids’ shoes because a good pair is so expensive.  So I was beyond excited when I came across these very cute and very functional Michael Kors boots for Journey. Continue reading

Back To School: 12 Questions To Get Your Kids To Talk About Their Day

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Today was officially J’s first day of school.  I can’t wait to pick her up to ask her how her day was just so she can reply, “good.”  Does this happen to you?  You want to know what your kids have been up to in school and all you get is a one word answer?   Continue reading