Category: Books, Supplies & Gear

Ellen’s Book Nook — November 2017

By Guest Blogger Ellen Lloyd Happy November — the month that reminds us to be thankful for our many blessings in life. Having a grateful heart is key to living a happy...

A Primer on Podcasts

By Guest Blogger Adam Witten When’s the last time you had a spare 30 minutes?  Can you count those occurrences in the past week on one hand? Like many of you, I’m a...

Ellen’s Book Nook — October 2017

By Guest Blogger Ellen Lloyd The falling leaves and cooler weather beckons me to sit in my favorite chair with a cup of tea and read a good book. When my children were...

Why Doesn’t My Son Like to Read?

By Guest Blogger Deneane Davis, Lower School Head, The Piedmont School It took about 4 years of teaching kindergarten before I realized the boys in my class were bored...

Ellen’s Book Nook — September 2017

By Guest Blogger Ellen Lloyd Transitioning from lazy summer days by the pool to early mornings, packing school lunches and heading to school can be a little challenging....

Too Cool For School: Tips for Every Age

By Kelly Hines I say the same thing every August – this year, I’m going to get organized for school. Then, a week after school starts, I say – NEXT year,...

17 Ideas for Healthy Eating This School Year

By Guest Blogger Laura Buxenbaum, MPH, RD, LDN Grab your backpacks and pencils, it’s back to school time! My sons start 2nd and 4th grade this year and we’ve already...

Ellen’s Book Nook ~ Top Picks for Summer Reading

By Guest Blogger Ellen Lloyd Year-end performances, school trips, graduation… all fun events that make for a very full month! Rest assured, summer is around the corner...

Why I’m Saying No to “13 Reasons Why”

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon If you have a teen – or even a preteen – you’ve likely heard of a new Netflix series called 13 Reasons Why. The series, like the book...

Ellen’s Book Nook — April 2017

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd Win a book of your choice from today’s blog! Details below! I love springtime and the way the world seems to come back to life...