<em>Edda: A Little Valkyrie’s First Day of School</em>

The first day of school can be daunting, but what if you're the littlest Valkyrie, just hoping to make a friend? Check out Edda: A Little Valkyrie's First Day of School.

Kindergarten and Herd Immunity

When your child goes to kindergarten this year, what kind of herd are they joining and do you have a right to know?

Google Docs: The Future of School Reports

The future is now: How to teach your kid to use Google Docs for school reports

Feels Like the First Time: Reliving My School Choir Days

GeekMom Sarah rocks out and geeks out as a tour stop from Foreigner, along with their outreach efforts for music education, rekindles memories of her days in the school choir.

Realtor.com’s Mobile App School Search Feature: Godsend for Parents

About 10 days prior to our trip to buy a new house in Colorado last week, I found out about an update for the realtor.com mobile app service that I've relied on to send me customized search results for the areas in ...

Not long after my children returned to public school after two-and-a-half years of homeschooling, it started. At this point, my older son was in 8th grade and so gym meant changing in a locker room with the other ...

Kari Byron, Mythbuster Mom: Preschool Hustle

I am writing another $50 check, to another preschool … just for the chance to have my application reviewed. The more I think about this game, the more it feels like a grift. I show up to a potential preschool ...

Last night my husband (Tim) and daughter (VIP) went to her Spring program which was the grand finale to her last day in pre-school. They brought home a huge keepsake packet to let me peruse through which included ...

One of the things I love about local bookstores, such as one of my haunts, Longfellow Books in Portland Maine, is that they highlight local work. So when an author who lives nearby comes out with a new book, I can ...

On Raising Boys Who Read

My boys are voracious readers. Sometimes I’ve even been tempted to make them put the books down and do something else. Anything else. A friend of mine tells me that this is a good problem to have. Her son, the ...