Author Archives: Alicia W

4 Shows that Both Mommies and Toddlers Can Enjoy

By Alicia of alburnet.wordpress.com Now, before I start writing this, I’ve got to make a confession.  I watch television with my two and a half year old daughter.  For some people, this may not seem like much of a confession.  However, I must note that according to the experts, like the American Academy of Pediatrics, kids…

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True Life: I’m Insecure About My Successes

By Alicia of alburnet.wordpress.com I’ve been teaching now for six years.  I’ve been married for five.  I’ve been a mommy for two.  And for all this, I’ve got plenty to show.  I’ve got: letters from pleased parents and thank-you cards from former students, awards for teaching excellence, a husband who brags about me, and a healthy,…

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Baby Love: Alicia and Petals

Introduce yourself. A: My name is Alicia and I live in Raleigh, NC. I’m a working mom – I teach in the classroom during the day, and I teach an online class in the evenings. I am married to one super-awesome stay-at-home-dad/comic-book writer. (We all wear a lot of hats in this house.) Tell us…

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Public School vs Private School: The Dilemma

By Alicia of alburnet.wordpress.com “I just cannot take my kid to that school!” my cousin declared.  She and her husband were working on their household budget – and private school tuition was on the chopping block.  Unable to return to her work as a preschool teacher due to her MS, and facing skyrocketing medical bills, something…

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