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One of the most intriguing new phenomena that administrators like me have to deal with is what we affectionately refer to as the “helicopter parent.” By this expression we describe those mothers and fathers who intervene in the academic career of their adult children as if the students were still in elementary school.
It does not matter the age of your child, whether they are entering kindergarten, or in my case, as my oldest embarks on grad school. A sit down talk is in order and is tailored to the age and grade. This is where our hard earned parenting wisdom pays off. We have been there, done that.
As you sat with your child and discussed his or her goals for the upcoming school year, it probably did not occur to you that the goals you have for yourself as a parent are equally important, but they are. What are your goals for this school year? Involve yourself more, or step aside? Either way, here are some ideas to get your year off to a great start. Your Must Do List: These are…
Be gentle with your fellow moms and their choices. Everyone has a story, and their reasons might surprise you. No parent is a failure who nourishes and cares for their child. We are all in this together. What is most important is the overall well being of your individual family unit. I will support your decision either way.
The best thing about quiche is the ease when you take just one little shortcut! The crust!
I adapted this recipe and changed it up a bit from the original impossible cheeseburger pie first offered by bisquick. My family likes flavor and this change up with mexican spices gives it the jump in flavor I was looking for!