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The leap into Kindergarten is a huge milestone for families and choosing the right school can be complicated and have you full of questions. As caregivers, it's helpful to have some guidance when it comes to making the decision...
Recently, while scrolling through Facebook, I came across an angry post from a mother in Hamilton County complaining about proposed changes to the dress code for the schools in Fishers. Some of the changes included; Shorts, dresses, and skirts...
If you are familiar with the teaching staff at your child's school, you may be in for a surprise when school begins. It is no secret that teachers are leaving the profession rapidly. There are numerous factors: low pay,...
It’s time for back to school, which means it is time for social media to fill up with cute “first day of school” pictures of kids dutifully lined up, backpacks on, smiling at the camera. I love these pictures...
We all know the feeling. You're minding your sweet, summer-lovin' business, cruising through Target to refill on sunscreen and popsicles. When suddenly, out of the corner of your eye, you see it. Your heart rate picks up a little...
The International School of Indiana (ISI) is the only Indiana school offering immersion and dual language programs in three languages, French, Mandarin, and Spanish, as well as a universal International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum for all students ages 3 through...
We are approaching the final days of kindergarten, and this mom is not okay. Before you start rolling your eyes at this mama drama, hear me out. Starting this year felt exciting. I didn't have the typical sentimental feelings...
As a parent or caregiver to young children, you may be struggling with the decision to send your child to Pre-Kindergarten or not. Robin Shaw, the Director of the Pre-Kindergarten Education Center at The Oaks Academy, wants to ensure...
It's hard to believe, but Valentine's Day is right around the corner. If you're a parent (or teacher), you'll likely add "buy valentines" to your upcoming to-do list. The stores and internet are chock-full of creative ideas, so many...

Preschool Scaries

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At a family reunion this summer, my cousin, whom I hadn't seen in ten years, asked if my daughter was in preschool. And she then was positively dismayed when I said she wasn't. She couldn't hide the look of...
Even as an adult, after a long day of work or managing the household, falling into the couch with a binge-worthy TV show is just what the doctor ordered to recharge. Kids are the same, and especially now that...
What do you think about when you think about a good leader? Or a good friend? I'll name a few characteristics that come to mind: great listener, compassionate, self-aware, motivated, and adaptable. These people have high emotional intelligence. Besides being...
"How was your day?" Most of the time, I ask out of sincerity. Sometimes, it's a matter of routine. Regardless of the circumstance, I genuinely want to know about the ups and downs of my daughter's school day. So, if it...
There are so many "I never" moments with me and the public education system. I did not attend a K-12 school growing up. Instead, most of my siblings and I attended co-op programs taught by volunteers (mostly our parents)...

In + Around Indy

Best Lakes to Swim Around Indianapolis During Lake Season

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It's lake season! And if you don't know where to go on your next summer adventure – we've got it covered. We have rounded...