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What does your family do?

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The best kept worst secret of having a school-aged kid are ALL the days out of school. Now, I get it. Teachers need work days. There are holidays. Kids need breaks. Yadda Yadda. I KNOW. But, seriously! The scheduling shenanigans that take place to figure out what to do with …

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WGU Nevada is offering $325,000 in Full-Ride Scholarships for Aspiring Teachers as Part of Statewide ‘Teach Nevada’ Scholarship Program

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Contemplating a career in education, but worried about the potential cost and time of going back to school? WGU Nevada is here to help. Thanks in part to the State of Nevada Department of Education’s “Teach Nevada” program, our online, competency-based university is currently offering 18 full-ride scholarships to newly …

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For The Love Of God, I Need Kids Back in School Full Time

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Winter break is over. Kind of. 3 weeks plus one day. I think in theory this balanced calendar sounds great, but my opinion? IT’S WAY TOO DAMN LONG. As a working mom, I find that there is a significant void of camps/activities for kids the first two weeks of break. …

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The Myth of the “Relaxing Summer”

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From the basket across the room, the cover of my Real Simple magazine calls to me with its picture of an ice cream cone and a headline that makes me chuckle: “The Most Relaxing Summer.” Why do I chuckle, you ask? Because considering the way my summer has gone, a …

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In quest of the work/life balance

On a Wednesday a couple weeks ago, my son wasn’t himself. Lethargic, wanted to be held, and just not his usual happy self. I made the call to keep him home from daycare, although he didn’t have a fever and wasn’t technically sick. I figured a day at home cuddling …

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