The Importance of Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs)


Career and technical student organizations (CTSOs) are one of the best ways for your child to gain valuable skills that will help them through high school and beyond!  As the DECA sponsor for my high school, here are some of my favorite reasons to encourage your child to join a career and technical student organization.  Read more

How to Help Your Child with Math at Home

Math is a four-letter word that leads to the exclamation and consumption of other four-letter words.  As a high school business teacher, I frequently find myself helping students with math and occasionally teaching business math.  Because I’m not a math teacher, I have a few tricks up my cardigan sleeve that I wanted to share with you! Read more

Donate Your Gently Used Goods and Make Your Heart Happy

Cleaning and organizing makes my heart happy.  So does making a difference in my local community.  If you feel the same way, here are some places to donate your gently used goods and make your heart happy! Read more

How the Cleveland Clinic Uses Technology

It’s never easy for a loved one to require medical treatment, but improvements in medical technology have made it easier. This October, my family spent over a week at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. During our time, we were able to witness firsthand how the Cleveland Clinic uses technology to make this time less stressful for our family. Read more

Six Gifts That Give Back

Finding Gifts That Give Back

One of my favorite things about Christmas, aside from the lights, the music, and the cookies, is the feeling I get when I’m able to give someone a meaningful gift.  That warm fuzzy is the best.  The second part of our holiday gift guide is focusing on gifts and companies that give back when you purchase something from them.  Here are six gifts that give back that we found!  Read more