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This post is sponsored by GoPeer, but the experience + review belong to the writer. Use code CITYMOM20 for $20 tutoring credit and free 7 day trial! We are a homeschool family. Embarking on this educational journey has been one of...
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Embarking on this journey of pursuing a doctoral degree was quite personal for me. As a successful business woman with a booming career, I made the arduous decision to leave it all behind, move to our rural hometown, and...
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The first time we moved was right after I completed third grade. I thought we were going to live in our farm home forever. My grandparents were across the field. My best friend and I were glued to the...
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A long time ago, I thought I’d grow up to be a teacher. (And by a long time ago, I mean like seven-ish years, I was very much an adult at this point with two kids and one on...
Feminism is my favorite F word (now that’s really saying something). Yet, I’ve had conflicting feelings about Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day. Part of me feels like, "Geez, the amount of energy and attention we have to...
Financial mistakes. I’ve made a few. There was the time I scoured the couch cushions for change to get to a job interview. The time I withdrew money from my retirement account because I felt like taking a month...
With Black History Month upon us, I have been nervously trying to figure out how I plan to incorporate Black history into a classroom full of white fourth and fifth graders. I am the ONLY person of color in...
In 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., said, “But in the final analysis, a riot is the language of the unheard.” When talking to a friend about how to best recognize MLK Day 2021 in writing, she pointed out...
If you read anything I wrote in the past, you probably already know I am a mom of four young children. When I signed up for virtual learning, it was what I thought was best for my kids and...

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