Since the first of our five children started attending grade school back in 2003, we’ve been a family committed to Catholic education. Because our faith is central to how we live our life, the idea that our kids could combine their academic growth with spiritual growth always appealed to us. Despite living in an affluent […]
Two to three times a month I do school drop off. I feel like Mr. Mom when they said to Michael Keaton, “You’re doing it wrong! It’s the South to drop off MORON!!!” I don’t know where to stand. Not sure of the protocol. I am also one of the few dads there. We are […]
Last year at this time, my oldest daughter was headed to Kindergarten. It was a scary thing. Here she was, an innocent, shy, caring girl that was going to be throw in the wolf den that is the public school system. I only call it the wolf den because it’s the unknown. You’re dealing with […]
In the Greater Boston area, schools are opening, which mean kids have to get up early, clear out the sleep from their eye, grab their back packs and go to that place where they are supposed to learn all the things they need to learn to be wikked smahht. Not sure about you, but when […]
My oldest came home with a paper from school that talked a reading program that all students should participate in. The basis of the program is that each student needs to read a book with their parent and at the end of the session, the student needs to do a book report. Now, my daughter […]
This week my oldest came home from school and she was sooooo excited that she screamed something inaudible to me that I later learned was, “Dad, I’m the star of the week!” As I prodded about this so-called award, I found out that it’s earned by getting your name pulled out of the hat. There’s […]
I don’t have any magic potion but the answer starts at home. As father’s we have to do a better job of teaching our kids about money. We have the opportunity to teach them every day but fail to do so. Let’s get off our duff and start doing it more.