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Education is all about customer service. And the service here kind of sucks.

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Eighteen years ago I got a 4th grade teaching position in a fairly wealthy and extremely competitive school district in Fairfield County, CT. I had just moved back to Connecticut from Pennsylvania where I had been teaching for five years. After the principal offered me the job, I was sent to meet with the Assistant Superintendent. […]

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7 Stereotypical Moms I Avoid Like The Plague #BadMoms

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With back-to-school in full-force, I have been reintroduced to a few of those stereotypical moms I want to throat punch. You know those moms, who take it to the top to prove something, but exactly…

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If your child is nervous about the first day of kindergarten, this might help!

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I know a lot of you are getting ready to send a child off to kindergarten. (And I know the thought of that first day of school is often way harder for moms than it is for the kids.) But if your son or daughter is a little (or a lot) nervous about that first day, I […]

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This is a good story.

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I have a story to tell you. It’s kind of two parts that eventually come together. Here is the first part… I have recently reconnected with an old friend from high school. We weren’t particularly close friends back then. He’s two years younger than me, and actually better friends with my brother who was in his […]

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