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You Can’t Play With US! Is My Daughter A Mean Girl?

Working full-time outside the house, we have been very fortunate to have family around to help with child care. However, because of that, my children have not had a ton of regular exposure socially to other children. We decided in the Fall of last year to enroll my daughter in nursery school. She would only […]

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Debunking College Savings Myths

We have partnered with MET to bring relevant and important information to DMB readers through this sponsored post.If your house is anything like mine, your children are starting to get excited about going back to school – new teachers, new supplies, new and old friends, and, in some cases, a new school. For your children, […]

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The College Application Process

The College Application Process: A Student Timeline

According to Oxford Dictionaries Online, senioritis is “the supposed affliction of students in their final year of high school, characterized by a decline in motivation or performance.” As a former high school teacher and now a private tutor, I’ve repeatedly witnessed the outcome of this “condition,” and for most of these “stricken” students, their biggest […]

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SUMMER READING GUIDE

Summer Reading Guide In + Around Detroit: Prevent the Summer Slide

I'm an admitted book nerd and enthusiastic supporter of all things library and reading. I am the first to suggest using the library as a resource and I always make kids read at my house - even other peoples' kids. There's a reason they say reading is fundamental.    The summer slide is no joke. [...]
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Preschool at Home

Preschool at Home: A DIY Guide

Preschool. A seemingly harmless word, but it can send even the most zen parent into a panic attack. I’ve been an early childhood educator for 10 years, teaching Pre-K through first grade, but I didn’t truly realize how stressful and consuming it is to make the “right” choices for your child’s education until I became […]

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