How to Keep Track of Homework Assignments

By: Heather O’Neill I have spent most of my adult life working with adolescents. Mostly in areas of supporting them academically. We’re not talking actually teaching content like the Civil War, Pythagorean Theorem or Darwin’s Principles of Evolution – but teaching them how to organize their notebooks, manage their time and make sure they are … More How to Keep Track of Homework Assignments

School Vacation: A Welcome Break from the Tedious Tasks

By: Cheryl Maguire   School vacations always cause me to panic.  How will my children deal with their newfound endless hours of freedom? Will they be bored? I have no idea, but I’m anxious just thinking about it. Making lunches, getting on the bus and doing homework are the three most tedious tasks I endure … More School Vacation: A Welcome Break from the Tedious Tasks

Bring On Summer

By: Tanya Pimental As Memorial Day approaches this weekend, I find myself in the same state of disconnect as I do each year at this time. It’s now when I start to be less attentive to making school lunches, daily reading reminders, and bedtimes. The warmer weather and the added hours of daylight tend to make it … More Bring On Summer


By: Carolyn Coleman  WOW!! That’s the first thought that comes to my mind as I think about my son. My son is far from perfect, but he is so wise. In a recent conversation with a friend, we talked about our kids. Her kids are young adults- her son recently graduated college and her daughter … More Consequences