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From left to right: Colin Martinez, Andrea Patton (our teacher advisor), Mariya Al-Ghawi, Alice Pajor, Rachel Schwerdtfeger, Akeem Adesiji.

Columbus City Schools Students Taking on Social Justice

I was pitched by some of this city’s finest students who are from Columbus City Schools’ Whetstone High School. I love them! Great job Ms. Patton – we need more teachers like you!!! Take a look at an incredible event they are putting on this Saturday: Columbus, Ohio– Just Columbus Festival, a Local Ideas Festival [...]

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Pre-K Connection Fair for Columbus City Schools

Columbus City Schools and the City of Columbus will host the Pre-K Connection Fair at East High School on Saturday, April 16, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. All children in Columbus deserve an opportunity to access high-quality early childhood education. Studies have shown that 4-year-olds who participate in a high-quality pre-K program are better prepared and more successful [...]

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WBNS 10TV Halloween Treats

I was fortunate to be asked to be on WBNS 10TV over the weekend. My segment was about DIY Halloween treats, which of course was right up my alley. I love Halloween! My mission was to highlight Sparkling Fruit 2-0 Lime Twists and Parrano Cheese. Now, if you have ever had Parrano you will know [...]

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PBJ & Jazz 2015/2016 Series

I can’t tell you how happy this makes me! My experiences from years prior: Cbusmom PBJ & Jazz  Check out their press release with information on upcoming shows: KIDS, FAMILIES JAZZ UP THEIR MORNINGS WITH PBJ & JAZZ CONCERT SERIES PRESENTED BY THE JAZZ ARTS GROUP STARTING SATURDAY NOVEMBER 14TH Columbus, OH – Kids, grab your parents [...]

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You’ve Been Boo’ed

Have you ever been “boo’ed?” Well, I was “boo’ed” just last night. My dogs bark at the wind and I always look outside to be sure no one is there – just in case. This time though, I didn’t look out the door. I was doing the dishes and my mind is busy with school [...]

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Charity Newsies: Free School Clothes for Kids in Need

(Columbus, OH) – Charity Newsies, the organization that has been providing children with new school clothes since 1907, will implement changes to its application process for the 2015-2016 school year which will result in more children receiving new school clothes before the first day of class. Charity Newsies will begin taking clothing applications beginning in [...]

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My Kids Became Junior Rangers

My children became Junior Rangers through the Columbus Metro Parks over the weekend. The program was held at Highbanks Dragonfly Day Camp and was very well organized and educational. Oh, and it was free. Many of the amazing programs held by the Metro Parks are free. Take advantage! I do, because they are a great [...]

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