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Whether your child is starting the first day of kindergarten or fifth grade, these books—reviewed by Common Sense Media—will help ease the transition into the classroom and making new friends. (All books available on amazon.com) Read more »
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My team must stay until daily assignments are finished. One colleague I sit near slacks off a lot, so the rest of us have to stay late to complete the work. It drives me crazy, but I don’t want to tattle. Still, should I? Read more »
Ready for your golden years? Men contribute nearly 50 percent more to their employer 401(k) plans each year than women, if women participate at all. “Working moms often focus less on future wealth-building and more on immediate family finances,” says Mary Quist- Newins, assistant professor of women’s studies at the American College in Bryn Mawr, PA.
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FEATURED Workmom BLOGGER
I have moved my office so it is a 5 minute drive away from my home, I set boundaries so after a certain time of day no work emails or phone calls take place. I dedicate my weekends to spending quality time with my daughter & husband, I never miss recitals, special school events and other significant activities in her life, and when I am with her, I make sure to really be present. While trying to maintain this balancing act, I rarely have time for myself. Is this normal? Read more from Leslie Newton »
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Bad Teacher! How Blaming Teachers Distorts the Bigger Picture
By Kevin K. Kumashiro
Kevin Kumashiro takes aim at the current debate on educational reform, paying particular attention to the ways that scapegoating public school teachers masks the real, systemic problems.