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Start School Later, Fort Collins

By On September 13, 2017

For many of us in Poudre School District, we’re already a few weeks into the school year and slowly adjusting to new routines and schedules. This also means setting alarms and waking… Read More

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By On September 6, 2017

With school back in session, our thoughts return to standardized tests, class sizes and budgets, and the trials and tribulations of homework. Poudre School District is a top notch district in Colorado,… Read More

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What’s a Mini Maker Faire?

By On October 5, 2015

The Rocky Mountain Center for Innovation and Technology is hosting a NoCo Mini Maker Faire this Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. A Maker Faire is an event that… Read More

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10 Signs Your Child May Need Speech Therapy

By On October 9, 2014

Becoming a mom to my son was a huge deal. I was fresh out of college and living the go-getter life. I had aspirations to work abroad in Korea and teach English… Read More

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Encourage leadership in our children. Ban bossy.

By On March 13, 2014

I came across Mark Zuckerburgs Facebook post the other day. (No, we aren’t really friends.) It was congratulating Sheryl Sandburg with her Lean In initiative and the positive influence they’re making in… Read More

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Resource Spotlight: PSD Early Childhood Program

By On January 14, 2014

  Yesterday, I had the opportunity to attend a monthly MOMS Club meeting that featured a guest speaker from Poudre School District’s Early Childhood Program. While I consider myself to be fairly… Read More

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Guide to Tutoring Options in Fort Collins

By On November 7, 2013

  As my child has changed and matured over the years, so too have her parent/teacher conferences. At the kindergarten conference, as I perched precariously on a teeny tiny chair, I was… Read More

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A Working Parent’s Guide to School Breaks

By On October 17, 2013

  My school-age kid is hitting the books as usual today, but many little one’s throughout Fort Collins are enjoying a break for a couple of days. Like it or not, with… Read More

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Supply Our Students

By On August 6, 2013

  Once upon a time, I spent much of August shopping for crayons, glue sticks, markers, and folders adorned with cuddly kitty cats. New lunch boxes and backpacks, often featuring felt ears… Read More

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B.A.S.E.Camp Presents: It’s Never Too Early To Learn About College

By On July 23, 2013

  Get out your calendar and look ahead to Saturday, October 5th. Most likely, your fall schedule is still looking pretty empty. However, if you’re like me, your time is going to… Read More