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Back to School? It’s time to Be SMART.

Like you, I know exactly where I was when I learned about the Sandy Hook School shooting in December of 2012: I was walking across the campus near the teaching hospital where I worked, nine months pregnant, when I got an unfathomable news alert on my phone.  Shortly after my daughter was born, I became […]

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Room Parent Tips and Tricks for a Successful Year

The beginning of the school year means new backpacks, awkwardly posed pictures and so much paperwork. There are forms that need to be submitted, extra-curricular registration deadlines, and of course, opportunities to volunteer. As I prepare to volunteer for my eighth consecutive year as a room parent (putting that on paper makes me question some […]

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