• School Food
  • Kindergarten Snack List

    Motherhood is a grand adventure in problem solving. I learned last year that the kindergarten classes at our school have snack time everyday. Most teachers sent home a plastic tote that rotated through the families. Other teachers asked for donations of dry, non-perishable snacks. (Picture cabinets overflowing with Apple Jacks, Saltines, and graham crackers.) I knew […]

  • Get Moving
  • Tag is an Academic Strategy: How to Advocate for Active Schools

    “Hey Random Mom! Let’s advocate for an active environment at our school!” This line doesn’t work for me. It’s atrocious. When I use formal or academic-sounding phrases like “Environment that Supports Physical Activity” most parents give me the look. I get it all the time. I’m a slow learner coming from an academic world and landing in the real world […]