The Fine Art of Substitute Teaching


We were all school children once. Remember when YOU had a substitute teacher? It was often a free-for-all for the students and a nightmare for the guest teacher. This blog will offer pointers to make a "sub day" an enjoyable and productive one for BOTH you and your students! The blog author has nearly 15 years experience as a substitute and a literal "Mary Poppins" bag of tips and advice.


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The Artful Parent

The Artful Parent, created and authored by lifelong art lover, and mother of two, Jean Van't Hul, chronicles wonderful projects to create an art rich environment for your family. We love her ideas on toddler and child art groups! If you want to encourage expression, creativity, build imagination, and the love of learning in your child, The Artful Parent might just be your new go-to resource.


Single Parent Advice: The Apology

There is a fine line between having a mutually-respectful relationship and letting your children run out of control. Apologizing after a disagreement is an important parenting tool that requires a few important steps.