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Our Public Schools Are Doing It Right!

I just went on a middle school tour and I nearly cried in gratitude for the whole two hours. Ainsley is off to 6th grade and that's middle school where we live. It's a big transition that I'm sure she's ready for. Progressive Piece of the…
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Book Review: Bullied

BULLIED: What Every Parent, Teacher and Kid Needs to Know About Ending the Cycle of Fear  is written by Carrie Goldman. Goldman was prompted to write this book after her daughter, Katie, was teased for carrying a Star Wars lunch box to school.…
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Law of Attraction & Money: The Jig is Up Standardized Testers

  The whole state just finished their Standardized Tests. If you're a parent you know that the entire school year has been hijacked by making sure kids pass these tests. It's legislation called No Child Left Behind and was the major…
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Women Invented Language, Equal Pay is Stupid & Smart Women Don't Run for Office

Women Invented Language You know how "they" always say that women weren't allowed to be literate until like the 1800's or something ridiculous like that? Well that's just stupid. One only has to compare the verbal and written communication…
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Law of Attraction & Money: Is College Becoming a Money-Sucking Debt Trap?

Time Magazine has an article about the money sucking, drastically bad investment that many college degrees are becoming in this country and it's making me rethink my attitude about my kids getting a college education. Our parental attitude…
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Dear Parents, We Don't Believe in Homework

So my daughter came home from the first day of 4th Grade with this news, "My new teacher says she doesn't believe in homework." Yeah right, I thought. Last year, her 3rd Grade teacher had warned us that she had taught 4th Grade for many years…
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Business Coach: After School is School

Every day after school my daughter runs home to get her classroom ready. After they finish their homework, the kids from the neighborhood come to play School. You would think after an entire day of it, they'd be tired of school. But, day…
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School v. Education

Today I'm taking Ainsley out of school to launch TGR Body at an International Women's Conference in Denver. Tomorrow too. We launched online last month, which is honestly somewhat anti-climatic. You rush and fret and boom - you're live…