How to Transition to Summer Vacation

So I have a list at home of all the things I want to get done this week. I’m serious. First week off from work as a teacher; I finally have time to focus on cleaning those neglected spots in the house, filing away papers, making a few phone calls and selling/donating stuff we don’t need anymore.  This summer I am going to get organized! Finding Joy in the act of getting rid of clutter....

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15 ways to raise kids who get full tuition scholarships to college

Blog about what you know.  OK.  I know that my sons each earned full tuition scholarships to college and law school based on their academic proficiencies. You hear a lot about full scholarships for kids who excel in sports, but merit scholarships are out there too, based on academic performance.  As a teacher and mother I just may have something to say about that. First of all, let me fully disclose that I did...

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