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Unscripted time means family time

January 23, 2013 – 6:19 am |

Most weekends in the Reese house – OK just about ALL weekends in the Reese house – are unscripted, few, if any, plans in the place.
For the Reese children, weekends often mean playing outdoors, reading, …

School back in session, but forget the idea of ‘normal’

January 7, 2013 – 12:54 pm |

Children returned to classes this week after winter break.
And while lots of friends posted on Facebook or commented to me that they’re happy life is “back to normal,” I’m convinced there is no “normal” in …

Ready, set … start the school year!

August 7, 2012 – 7:03 am |

While my kids have been in classes for a couple of weeks now (I helped make photocopies of blank quarterly report cards yesterday), the vast majority of East Valley students head back to school this …

Lice, the hallway trampoline and figuring out school

August 2, 2012 – 12:40 pm |

Did you see the glazed-eyed woman in the checkout line buying two bottles of lice shampoo yesterday? The one trying to keep the toddler from grabbing ANOTHER bag of M&Ms from the register counter?
That would …

Homework time! Kids discover their desks

August 1, 2012 – 10:32 pm |

Homework began at our house last night.
After a fun afternoon with friends, we arrived home about 7 p.m. Since I’m still getting used to the idea that my kids are back in school (and so …

What time do your children finish homework each night?

August 30, 2011 – 11:55 am |

The homework routine has definitely changed in the Reese home this year. For the past few years, my kids have spent two to nearly three hours after school at their campus’ after-hours program. But now …

Kindergarten online

October 7, 2010 – 2:11 pm |

Helping my son understand school work is taking some time at night and I’m worried my daughter, in kindergarten, is getting short-changed.
Each night my son has 15 minutes of reading and a page of reading …