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AAUW Questions Education Secretary

The American Association of University Women sent me an email inviting my readers to participate in tonight's big meeting with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. The AAUW included a thought provoking list of questions that pertain to the…

Pres. Obama School Address

I thought this was a wonderful and inspiring speech. It's really what children of this nation should hear: We expect great things from you. Try. Hard.
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Ad Literacy for Kids

There's an article, Ad Literacy 101 on Babble, about five recommendations for parents to teach their children about advertising. I know I use many of these methods in everyday life with my kids. I'll give a brief recap and explain how I use…

Back to Routine

Today's the first day of a new school year. Ainsley is starting 2nd grade. Zack is in pre-school on Tuesdays and Thursdays. So, I get a lot of one-on-one time with Zack. And a little time to work uninterrupted. I decided I should just create…

It's The Climb

Love this song. Love this message.

My Gifted Girl

So, I've been seeing on Facebook that my friend Audrey Borden has a new website, MyGiftedGirl.com. To be honest I was a little worried that I would have to subject my daughter to an IQ test or they wouldn't let her play on the website. Luckily,…
By Leola Dublin Growing up, I used to love those Virginia Slims magazine ads that featured pictures of women from the 19th and early 20th centuries juxtaposed with saucy looking modern women smoking cigarettes. I grew up in a smoke-free home,…

Professional Future of Girls

If you're like me you give some thought to giving your kids career advice. We're big on academics and when Ainsley says, What should I do when I grow up? We are clear, You must do something that makes money. You choose what it is, find your…