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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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Depression in Teens

This post is by someone very dear to me: my sister-in-law. She has been through some devastating times that have occurred because of depression. She talks about how important it is to listen, truly listen to our children…because it could save their life. Parenting a teen can be difficult. How do you know what they [...]

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Cbusmom Spotlight: La Vanya Watkins

Ever meet someone and just know they do amazing things? That is the way I felt when I met La Vanya Watkins. La Vanya is a wife, mother, teacher, and helps run Tiger Mushroom Farms (her 7 year old son created it!). She is a mama who deserves the spotlight, so let’s go! Tell me [...]

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SafeSplash Swim School

Kelly Braun had a great experience at SafeSplash swim school – check it out, especially if you are looking for swim lessons for winter! I think we can all agree that one life skill every parent wants to teach their child is swimming.  My husband and I both swam competitively growing up so having our [...]

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Cbusmom Spotlight: Laura Sefcik, Creator of Fluttering Families

Time for another Cubsmom Spotlight. I met Laura Sefcik through a friend, and I was immediately drawn in by her lovely smile and kindess. Along with meeting Laura, I got to meet her adorable little girl full of fire and gumption. Little did I know that her daughter was born with Dup15q Syndrome (a chromosomal disorder), [...]

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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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