Education

Can We Kill End of the Year Awards Already?

When I was a senior in high school, the student body voted me  “Most Musical (Girl)”. This wasn’t because I could play or even read music. It’s because I had a sad, obvious, and very unreciprocated crush on an actual musician (drummer- what a thirst trap) and I maturely expressed…





Swimming Lessons on the Northshore

Swim Lessons in Covington, LA YMCA of West St. Tammany 71256 Francis Road Covington, LA Lessons starting at six months of age. Private and semi-private available. For more information, please see their website. Swim Lessons in Hammond, LA North Cypress Fitness 1606 South Magnolia Street Hammond LA 70403 Beginner and…


A Letter to My Fellow Moms

Can we have a serious conversation, please? I want to know that I see you. I see you online. I see you in Moms groups. I see you smiling in the face of myself and my child, but I don’t see you when I need you most. You see, some…





Don’t Let Your Kids Slide Through Summer

Are you worried about the Summer Slide? I’m not talking about water slides or playground slides. I’m talking about the summer slide that leads to learning loss in reading (and math). Your child probably made significant achievement gains last school year, but without keeping those skills fresh, many students lose…