Love is in the air, 
especially at school.

February 9, 2014 · Posted In: Education, Family, HerFamily

This is the month that people rush to buy flowers and chocolates in order to celebrate the love they have found with that “special someone.” However, for those of us working in an elementary school, […]

For My Teacher!


December 4, 2013 · Posted In: Education, HerFamily

During my time as a teacher, it always felt great when a family thought of me during the busy holiday season. It brought me joy every time one of my students handed me their little […]

What are the 40 Developmental Assets?

September 24, 2013 · Posted In: Education, Family, HerFamily

In the past, a school’s sole purpose was to educate students in reading, writing, math, and other areas. Today, the focus of schools is on the entire development of the young person, including academic, personal, […]

Making New Friends at School

July 22, 2013 · Posted In: Education, Family, HerFamily, Parenting

Beginning a school year, especially at a new school, can be a nervous time for young people. One of the biggest concerns your child may have is, “Will I make new friends this year?” As […]

Stimulate Your Kids’ Brains This Summer

May 25, 2013 · Posted In: Education, Family, HerFamily, Parenting

Summer Time = Fun Time! This is true for all of us, especially kids who are looking for a break from school. But according to Harris Cooper, author of Summer Learning Loss: The Problem and […]