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Why I Am In Second Grade At Age 44

I'm 44 and I’ve been in second grade for eight days. What about my child? Well, she’s been in second grade for eight days, too.

I'm 44 and I’ve been in second grade for eight days. What about my child? Well, she’s been in second grade for eight days, too.

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Watching People Go Back To School Is Bittersweet Now That I’ve Graduated

September, for the first time in many years, wasn’t the start of any new beginnings. I’ve been in some form of school — general education in public schools, then an undergraduate degree, and then a graduate degree — since I was in preschool.

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It's Only The 2nd Week Of School & I'm Already Falling Apart

The point is, if you feel like you're sucking at the back-to-school transition, take heart. I am out here doing way way worse.

Clearly, it does not take long for my over-ambition to turn me from a vision of perfection into a train wreck you can't look away from. Behold, my first week of school splendor, versus my second week of school ineptitude.

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When A Principal Publicly Fat Shames Female Students

This is about way more than the freedom to dress in comfortable clothing while at school. Let’s talk about some stats that this principal should know if she’s going to talk to adolescent girls about body size. (Image Credit: YouTube/SanVic)

We could risk the mental and physical health of all the girls in the school by using fat shaming to try to control the way that they dress, or we could just let them wear some damn leggings. Seriously, how is this not a no brainer?

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The 5 Phases Every Mom Goes Through Before School Starts

"See you next summer, kiddos!" Image: Thinkstock

The Back to School season is just around the corner, and for many, it has already begun. For moms, this time of year tends to bring on a huge mix of emotions, whether you are sending older kiddos back again or sending little ones for their first day ever.

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Ask Aunt Ginger: Dress Code Enforcement! COVER UP THE GIRLS, GIRLS!

School is back in session and Aunt Ginger wants to remind girls that they should really just wear whatever the hell they want.

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Emily: Full-time Mom of Five (Yes, five!) Kids Under 12

Spotted: at Lakeview Grocery in New Orleans, Louisiana

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