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Remembering September 11th

Remembering September 11th

Every year since 2001, this day begins in a way that has never changed. Not one of the four years longer that we lived in Virginia and not one of the eight since we moved here to North Carolina. The sky. Equal parts of incredibly crystal clear and a gorgeous brilliant blue. Symbolic for all […]

Won’t Back Down Blogher 2012 Movie Premier

Won’t Back Down Blogher 2012 Movie Premier

Public education in America is in a state of disintegration and like never before, our children need us to get involved and be part of their school community. Awfully bold and uncharacteristically issues oriented I know, thanks to movies like Won’t Back Down which premiers Friday, September 28th, the darker side of our broken system […]

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Bus Safety and Wake County, North Carolina

Bus Safety and Wake County, North Carolina

Riding the school bus should be nothing if its not safe right? Think mechanically sound, a bus driver with a clean police check, good driving record, and a measure of interpersonal skills to reassure you that he or she is in charge of the children while in their care, aware of any issues, and able […]

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Stop SOPA and PIPA Legislation

Stop SOPA and PIPA Legislation

Good Morning GO MOM! Fans! Our website and FB will be quiet today in support of the movement to prevent SOPA and PIPA from being passed. What are they?  Two very powerful pieces of legislation that if passed, would have massive ramifications on how we all share content and navigate the internet. How can you […]

Remembering September 11, 2001 and To Honor America

Remembering September 11, 2001 and To Honor America

September 11, 2001 is just a few days away. I can’t believe its been 10 years. My sons remember every detail of that day, which is remarkable since they were just 4 and 6 at the time. As teenage men, both excel in US History. They grew up visiting every monument and civil war re-enactment […]

How to Visit Your Congressional Representative

How to Visit Your Congressional Representative

Washington, DC is an amazing place to visit any time of year.  Its particularly glorious in the spring because as a city, its an amazing study in horticulture and planned gardens that are truly stunning against the backdrop of monuments, museums and the Cherry Blossoms in full bloom.  Spring is also the time when middle schools […]