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Nine of the Funniest Letters Forged by Kids

September 1st is World Letter Writing Day. You know I keep up on all of these vitally important holidays. Since it is also Back to School time in most areas I decided to join the two and share some of the funniest letters forged by kids for our Friday Frivolity Host Letter Writing theme. Technically… Continue reading Nine of the Funniest Letters Forged by Kids

10 Stylish Non-Character Backpacks for under $25. Back to School. Frugal shopping guide. Cash giveaway.
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10 Non-Character Backpacks for Under $25 plus Back to School Giveaway

Elementary kids want to have the "cool" back pack, which usually means their favorite TV or movie characters. Some parents object to spending money for their kid to be a walking billboard. And by the time they are in middle and high school, princesses and super heroes are lame, childish, passe, or whatever term the… Continue reading 10 Non-Character Backpacks for Under $25 plus Back to School Giveaway

Math puns - a collection of funny mathematics puns. humor, geek humor, jokes. geometry, algebra, calculus.
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Get your Geek On with “Sum” Math Puns plus Friday Frivolity

I love a good pun, and have quite an extensive collection of punny memes. There were so many ways I could pare down my collection to share with you for the Friday Frivolity Host theme of "puns". Since school starts in 6 days, and I am a geek at heart, I decided on a Back… Continue reading Get your Geek On with “Sum” Math Puns plus Friday Frivolity

Ways to Memorialize the school years
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Cheap and Easy Ways to Commemorate the School Years

Super Moms have been pinning and planning since their child's birth for ways to mark their child's passage through school. Some plans are quite elaborate and expensive. Me? not so much. Truthfully, his first day of preschool I didn't even think to take a picture before school. Sorry, kid! I wish someone had given me… Continue reading Cheap and Easy Ways to Commemorate the School Years

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Turkey in Disguise

The assignment: Use markers, crayons, material, etc. to make a disguise for this turkey so he won't be eaten for Thanksgiving. The result: A mutant ninja turtle pizza chef complete with a double extra large pepperoni and mutagen pizza. Turkey? I don't see a turkey? oooh! Pizza.... He did all of the work except for… Continue reading Turkey in Disguise

I hate having to punish my child
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The hardest and most important part of parenting

Being a parent can be downright unpleasant at times. From pregnancy and child birth, to diaper changes and sleepless nights, to cleaning up vomit and other gross messes. But for me, the most unpleasant is having to punish my son.   I guess I should say "give him negative consequences for his behavior". We don't… Continue reading The hardest and most important part of parenting

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We are lucky to have a child in Special Education

I feel a little sorry for parents with "normal" kids. They don't get to go through all of the surveys and tests and meetings to learn all about their child's strengths and weaknesses in the academic environment. At best they get a few minutes during conferences to speak one on one with the teacher. Meanwhile,… Continue reading We are lucky to have a child in Special Education