Moms Everywhere: “We Hate School Fundraisers”

Hate school fundraisers as much as I do? My instinct is to fully ignore them, but that never works. Their motivational speakers ( I call them “pushers”) have a way with kids. They convince them that they, too, can sell enough magazines to win an X-box. So my kid comes home all pumped up to sell, sell, sell. Except he can’t drive, read, or write yet. So who has to drive him around to sell? And call or email the […]

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Elementary School Parents: 19 Kinds You’ll Find in Every School

When you think about it, an elementary school is a microcosm of society. Nearly every facet of American culture is represented in the diverse assemblage of students, teachers, staff, and parents. And while schools like to emphasize their uniqueness and set themselves apart by, say, picking a prey animal for their mascot or avowing a farm-to-table cafeteria, they are more alike than they are different. In fact, certain features of public education transcend district boundaries, and the characters within become […]

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Flat Stanley for Dummies… or SLACKER MOMS! | School Projects Made Easy by Slacker Mom

Ever wish there was a “Flat Stanley for Dummies?” (Well, maybe not dummies. More like slackers!) When your kid is assigned a school project, do you feel like you do most of the work? SLACKER MOM is back with a new episode about how to get through school projects with a minimum of effort.  Valisa (working mom of two) came up with a brilliant slacker mom hack for Flat Stanley. Flat Stanley for Dummies… or SLACKER MOMS     The Flat […]

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Sad that Summer is Over?… Momma’s Having A Dance Party! | Guest Post by Unfiltered Mom

Guest blogger Kathy isn’t sad that summer is over. Watch for her new segment for MomCave coming soon! And check her out on Blabbermom and MomCave LIVE. With the summer ending – yes I said it out loud – moms around the world are getting a little anxious.  Some are really upset about it because they will be giving up some freedom. Gone are the mornings where you laid in bed snuggling with no timetable or the nights when you […]

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