Five Minute Lunches

Make it a Muffin Kids love muffins.  Make them bite sized for easier handling.  Try these recipes. Morning Glory One Bite Apple   Sandwich Bar Lay out the lunch fixin’s for the kids to make their own. Bread (buns, wraps, bread) Cold Cuts Cheese Veggies Tip:  Not big on bread.  Make a lettuce wrap.   […]

Spring into Running

Spring Running

Could it be that spring is finally here in the Nation’s Capital?  It has been a very long winter.  For those of us who run, it has been doubly long as we wait for more daylight hours, milder weather and less of the hazardous slippery stuff before we dig out our shoes an hit the […]


1.Build your Back to School Toolbox: All the tools we need to complete homework are in the box: pens, pencils, calculators, computer. We used the school supply list provided from our school to make sure we filled our boxes with everything we would need for our work space. If you kids like to find another spot […]

Setting up for Homework Success

We are back to school and quickly settling into our routines.  Luckily, my kids have not be overwhelmed with homework yet as they ease back into the school year.  I know it is coming   and this year I am going to be prepared.   I want to make sure that my kids are set up […]

Roses are Red, Violets are Blue. You are the Best Teacher and I Nominate You!

 Nominate your favourite teacher for the 2015 Capital Educators’ Award   Teachers play a critical role in our children’s lives, and yet, we rarely get the chance to let them know just how much we appreciate them. You now have a chance to show your gratitude and make a teacher’s day (or year!) by nominating […]


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