OVParenthttp://www.ovparent.comTop Blogsen-usThu, 19 Oct 2017 16:08:46 EDTThu, 19 Oct 2017 16:08:46 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssSchool Has Never Been So GOOD!http://www.ovparent.com/page/blogs.detail/display/10817/School-Has-Never-Been-So-GOOD!.htmlSince our move to Wheeling 5 years ago, we have struggled to find a school placement for the kids that we could "buy into", meaning one that we could support wholeheartedly in terms of mission, message, and parental involvement.Fri, 2 Oct 2015 09:16:05 EDTOn Big Transitions and "Red-Shirting" Kindergarten: Exciting Fall for Kids 1 & 3http://www.ovparent.com/page/blogs.detail/display/10813/On-Big-Transitions-and-"Red-Shirting"-Kindergarten--Exciting-Fall-for-Kids-1-&-3.htmlSix years ago, I sent my oldest child on a bus across South Bend, Indiana, to a magnet school every morning and had to scoop him out of the bus seat every afternoon when he arrived at the stop by our Notre Dame apartment sound asleep.Thu, 13 Aug 2015 14:50:07 EDTOn Big Transitions and "Red-Shirting" Kindergarten: Exciting Fall for Kids 1 & 3http://www.ovparent.com/page/blogs.detail/display/10812/On-Big-Transitions-and-"Red-Shirting"-Kindergarten--Exciting-Fall-for-Kids-1-&-3.htmlSix years ago, I sent my oldest child on a bus across South Bend, Indiana, to a magnet school every morning and had to scoop him out of the bus seat every afternoon when he arrived at the stop by our Notre Dame apartment sound asleep.Thu, 13 Aug 2015 14:45:28 EDTForever Homehttp://www.ovparent.com/page/blogs.detail/display/10809/Forever-Home.htmlFor most of my children's lives, I have resisted the idea that our family's happiness was limited by the size of our home, whether it was a 500sqft apartment at Notre Dame or the 1050sqft house we have recently moved from.Tue, 14 Jul 2015 13:28:55 EDTMad Men and a Mad Woman: Saying goodbye to a grandparent with mental illnesshttp://www.ovparent.com/page/blogs.detail/display/10804/Mad-Men-and-a-Mad-Woman--Saying-goodbye-to-a-grandparent-with-mental-illness.htmlI've been a fan of the show Mad Men for several years now, and with one final episode coming up, I'm feeling a little emotional.Mon, 11 May 2015 10:42:37 EDT