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13 Tips for Starting Preschool

August 20, 2012


Diane Tunis, a Head Start teacher at Arcola Elementary School in Silver Spring, Maryland, Rhonda Kleiner, a Kindergarten teacher at The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville, Maryland and Fredda Band Loewenstein, Associate Director of the Early Childhood Centers at Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles, California offer tips for children entering preschool […]

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe staged in Costa Mesa to encourage literacy

June 15, 2011


I applaud any program that encourages literacy. This one came my way and I thought that it would be great to share with you.  Local OC readers can actually watch the play and support the program,  while my readers from around the country may be inspired to start their own literary adventure programs. This week, […]

WordlessWednesday: First Day of School

September 8, 2010


Here’s a photo of  my DH taking our youngest to his classroom.  We woke up extra early today  with a mixture of excitement and anxiety. Excitement for the kids and some anxiety for the parents. Our 4th grader was happy to see his friends again. Our Kindergartner who seemed a little worried at first perked […]

AVERY DENNISON’S GIVE BACK TO SCHOOLS –$10,000 worth of products at stake

July 28, 2010


SuburbanMama’s note: I don’t usually post press releases verbatim but this cause was too worthy to skip.  As you know, public school are in crisis – so every fundraising effort helps.  In this contest, you can vote for your school at and get a chance to win $10000 worth of products (for your school). […]