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Some Teacher Gift Ideas

Let’s discuss teacher gift ideas for the end of the year (or anytime, for that matter). I always struggle with gift ideas for people, so I decided I would give what I’d like to get. Teacher gifts are no different – especially since I am a teacher! The gift card is a great option, but [...]

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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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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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zpizza Party!

Summer was ending, and the smell of textbooks, pencil shavings and glue sticks was in the air. My kiddos wanted to celebrate school starting by having a few of their friends over for a pizza party. Well, I had been contacted by zpizza about their BYO Jr. Chef Pizza Kit and took advantage of the [...]

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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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