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FLVS Flex Elementary + Family Involvement = Student Success

As a parent myself, I am amazed at all the different choices we now have regarding our children and their education. Public, private, charter, virtual, homeschool—whatever option you choose, there is one fact no one can refute—parental involvement has a profound influence on children’s academic success. Recently I was introduced to all of the amazing […]

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Rejecting, then Embracing, The Sober Cookie Challenge™

What is the Sober Cookie Challenge™? When my friend Jodi MacNeal told me the idea of the Sober Cookie Challenge™, I did not like it.  Jodi is the Creative Director at Desert Rose Recovery – a faith-based drug addiction treatment program in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.  The challenge?  To promote understanding and empathy for those […]

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Rocking Two Traditions During the Holidays

Rocking two traditions during the holidays

When people get married, they are supposed to combine family traditions in a way that works for the new family that is created. For the past three years, the holidays always made us reflect on our family, the traditions we grew up with, and the traditions we wanted to start with we kids. For us […]

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FLVS Offers Innovative Learning Options and Resources

In today’s world there are more and more options for parents to ensure our children get the best education possible!  However, it’s a common question—can students learn and succeed in a virtual environment?   Students crave connection and understanding and desire situations that make them feel positive about themselves. At Florida Virtual School® (FLVS®),  students have […]

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Traveling for the Holidays

  Oh Christmas, we meet again. With the beautiful decorations, lights, trees, and excitement comes a lot of activites! December is in FULL effect and with this comes travel, parties, relatives from out of town and routines all out of wack! Many say that I am extremely strict when it comes to my kids bedtimes. […]

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Holiday Bucket List

South Florida Holiday Bucket List

The weather outside is NOT frightful and you’re probably still sporting tank tops and sandals.  Doesn’t exactly put you into the holiday spirit.  BUT don’t fret, we have you covered!  Grab your hot chocolate and holiday leggings and visit the best local festivities South Florida has to offer! *Lights* Tradewinds Park in Coconut Creek – […]

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New Year, New Groove, Less Stress

As a mom it is so easy to become the mom with checklists and guilt trips.  There are so many moms who try to live up to their instagram photos that the American Psychological Association has actually done studies determining which filter is the best evidence for good mental health. And have you noticed how […]

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