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Stand For Children :: Our March Nonprofit of the Month

QUALITY EDUCATION FOR ALL: Stand for Children Believes That Every Child Deserves an Equal Opportunity to Succeed A great education is at the core of the American dream; it is the bedrock of jobs, security, and the pursuit of a better life. Yet the opportunities of too many children are limited through no fault of their […]

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Dress Up Day Despair

I love school.  I love all types of school – public school, homeschool, summer school, private school – all of it.  The school supply aisles in July and August make me giddy. I suppose it has something to do with my life before kids when I was a school teacher. It was a fantastic job and I […]

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TheMotherloadMaryKanowitzMemphisMomsBlog

The Motherload

It was the day to drop off supplies for the new school year when I realized I had forgotten to do about seventy-five different things, including getting supplies, emergency contact forms filled out, and immunization records into school. I started to panic, and then I was angry. Why was I always such a slacker? Is […]

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10 Things I Wish Someone Told Me About Homeschooling

You’re thinking about homeschooling, aren’t you? Don’t be shy. I see you looking. Whether you’re new to homeschooling, toying with the idea of homeschooling, or seeking to support a homeschooling family, you’re undoubtedly curious. I’ll let you in on a secret: there’s a huge learning curve associated with homeschooling, and it’s not what you’re thinking. It […]

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Proud to be a pta mom Emily Patterson Memphis Moms Blog

Proud to be on the PTA

We’ve all seen the movie Bad Moms, right? The one about the moms who are doing the best they can to get by only to be utterly shamed by the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) queen bees for their lack of perfection and involvement? Right, so I’ll admit, it didn’t do much for the stereotype that […]

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