Education

How to Wear a Blanket Scarf

Over the Christmas holidays I saw several friends receive blanket scarfs as gifts.  I also saw a lot of the same friends confused and not sure where to start with wearing them.  I did a quick picture tutorial on how to tie and wear a blanket scarf.  Follow along with…


Five Kinds of Back to School Moms

All around the area, school bells are ringing, and alarms are going off way, way WAY too early (6 am over here). With my older two officially in real school this year, I am officially a back-to school mom. I’ve noticed that there are several different types of back to…


10 Tips to Stay Organized the First Week of School

The summer is drawing to an end and everyone is setting their sights on the end of the heat, football and fall leaves in the trees…and the start of a new school year! When I start working with an organizing client in our initial meeting I talk to them about…


Navigating Nut Free

  May 8-14, 2016 is Food Allergy Awareness Week Did you know that 1 in 13 children have a food allergy? That means in an average sized class, there will be 2 children with food allergies. The 8 most common allergens are milk, eggs, soy, wheat, fish, shellfish, tree nuts and…


Catch the Space Station in the Sky This Week

Where Can You See the Space Station? This week we have a fun opportunity to catch the International Space Station as it orbits earth. While the space station passes frequently, it can only be seen overhead at certain times of the year–when the space station reflects light as it travels…



Could You Qualify for Free Preschool?

This post is brought to you by our sponsors, Fundamentals of Mandeville. Most parents want their children to attend preschool, but for some finances make it impossible. Head Start is a possibility, but there’s another program available in our area that many people don’t know about–NSECD. The government estimates that…


Department of Education Helps Parents Help Their Kids

This post is brought to you by Results Louisiana As many of you know, Louisiana, along with a number of other states adopted new standards recently with the goal of making Louisiana more competitive in the job market and to better prepare students for college. On November 9th, students will…