Tis the season for parties. Class parties. End of season parties. Celebrations of all kinds. This is a terrifying time for parents of children with peanut, nut and other life-threatening food allergies. And equally terrifying for the adults planning parties for severely food allergic kids. If you’ve never had either experience, consider yourself lucky! My … Read more Parents, Parties & Peanuts!
Being a Room Parent is one of the best volunteer jobs you can have Not only do you help your teacher stay focused on the business of teaching, but you get to spend extra time with your kid’s teacher, plan parties & coordinate gifts! You also build relationships with all the kids’ parents and are … Read more Room Parents, Parties & Gifts, Oh My
Michelle Obama, the USDA and Classroom Parties You may have noticed Wellness Committees popping up in schools everywhere recently. You are not imagining it. New Federal guidelines from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) require all school districts that participate in federal lunch or breakfast programs establish nutritional standards for all food and drink served … Read more What Can I Serve?
Find Ways to Unite your Community Building unity benefits students, teachers, and families Your school community is made up of individuals who come together for a common purpose. Members should feel welcome and valued. Schools and classrooms are where children and parents spend a significant amount of time each week, and parent volunteers have an … Read more Comm-Unity
Community. It’s a word that’s bandied around quite a bit these days. Almost a buzzword. But what, exactly, is a community? Why is it important? Let me share with you a personal experience that demonstrates what community means to me. It also served as a strong driver for me to start this business, Mitsy. Teenagers!?!? … Read more What does “Community” really mean?