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School Years

Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® Partners With Teach for America to Launch Smile for Picture Day™

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More than 2,000 Educators Rally to Create Healthy Smiles for a Successful School Year Every year, students in the United States miss more than 51 million hours of school instruction due to dental-related illness.To empower young students to maintain a healthy smile and excel in the classroom, Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® has launched Smile for Picture […]

Anti-Bullying Laws: Are they really protecting your children?

Bullying has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. It’s a sad reality that our children have come to face. It seems too often that I hear tragic stories about kids who have been bullied. One would think as the prevalence of bullying increases, anti-bullying laws would be strengthened. However, in some states this logic […]

In support of Tanya McDowell, a mother trying to give her son a shot at success

I’ve been following with dismay the case of Tanya McDowell, a homelss single mother from nearby Bridgeport, CT who has been charged with first degree larceny and is facing up to 20 years in prison and a $15,000 fine. What has she done that’s so horrific you might ask? Surely it must be something terrible […]

Don’t let the excitement of the game over-rule safety for young athletes, by Alison Rhodes The Safety Mom

By The Safety Mom This past weekend my step-daughter got sidelined from her soccer play-offs due to a concussion. I have to say I wasn’t upset. I mean, I was upset about the concussion but not about her getting side-lined. She is one of the star players and this was an important game and I […]

Today is National Missing Children’s Day – Talk to your kids about abduction! By Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom, founder of Safety Mom Solutions

Today is National Missing Children’s Day.  It was first proclaimed by Ronald Reagan in 1983.  It’s so sad that we even had to have such a day created but the reality is that,  according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, about 2,200 children go missing each day in the United States, or […]

National Speak Up for Education and Kids Campaign Guest – Blogger Sharon Silver

I, like so many others are frustrated with what it’s taking to put our economy back in balance. I do think that as a nation there are several things we can do to make sure things don’t get too out of hand. One of those things is to please show support of teachers on May […]

My kids education is my full time job – by Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom, founder of Safety Mom Solutions

Week 1 is finally over for Spencer at his new school.  I really felt for the kid – it’s so hard to start a new school let alone two in a matter of a few weeks.  I’m not sure who was more nervous, me or him.  But I felt so good about this school even […]

Tons of Students- but wait…. Where are the teachers? By Louise Sattler

The followig has been reposted with permission from Louise Sattler. I have heard rumblings for a few months now about multiple states that were getting ready to do the unthinkable- cut the numbers of teachers within their school districts. I kept thinking that could not be at all possible until I had a recent visit […]

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