It’s that time of year. School is almost out… or out for some kiddos already! What are we going to do to fill the extra time our children spend at home? As a preschool teacher and a mom, I’m practically a pro at activities–some I prep way in advance, and some I do with my […]
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Most people think of Memorial Day as the official start of summer; that it’s a three-day weekend spent opening up the lake cabin or going on a picnic. But this day is much more than that. A Quick History According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, on May 5, 1868, three years after the Civil […]
Graduation season is upon us. Whether it’s your niece, neighbor, or your own child, it seems like everyone knows someone who’s graduating in any given year. For me, it’s my 5 year old twins’ preschool graduation. Yes, apparently that is a thing now. They will get robes and everything. Sheesh! It’s also the 54 seniors […]
As someone who talks to students, parents and others about Online Safety and Cyberbullying, I spend maybe a bit more time than the average person thinking about the Internet and Social Media. But, unless you’ve lived under a rock for the past few years, my guess is that you have also had various conversations about […]
Cancer sucks. I wish I were more eloquent but: cancer sucks. It has been both my personal and professional experience that not only does it suck, but it’s also a thief! A cancer diagnosis and the associated treatment(s) (surgery, chemotherapy, radiation) can rob one of their energy, their health, their confidence. Relationships and roles change […]
A huge thank you to our sponsor, Krenzen, for working with us on the Moms Who Make Duluth Series.
I hear about them on a daily basis. Bladders that leak, burn, spasm, and overall misbehave. Symptoms can range in severity from simply annoying to completely devastating. As a urology nurse practitioner I hear it all, and I empathize with women who experience urinary issues… and that number of women is higher than you might think! […]
This series was sponsored by Marshall School. We enjoyed collaborating with them on this special perspective series. Thank you to both Marshall School and the girls who worked hard on this project during iTerm.
These gray winter days have us feeling a bit blah. Our routines seem monotonous and uninspired. We need something to jolt us out of our funk (More coffee? A vacation?). Similarly, kids probably are feeling like they’re going through the motions, too. Especially at school. They need something to wake them up a little–make learning feel […]