Back to school

Your 2014 Back-to-School Guide

Find tips, recipes, advice and more in our 2014 Back-to-School Guide for the Milwaukee area.

Things to do before fall

5 things to do before fall

Finish summer with no regrets! Here's a checklist of five summertime activities.

Kitchen Table Bloggers

I SAID YES! By Raina Johnson
Dear Elijah's Kindergarten Teacher,
Dear Elijah's Kindergarten Teacher, First, let me say THANK YOU! Thank you for choosing to educate our kids. Your dedication, year after year,...
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Outnumbered! By Liz Paulsen
Parenting classes
We had a brief discussion in the office the other day about how amazing it is that doctors and nurses let you take your baby home only days after...
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Allergy Mom By Amy Schwabe
Summer Bucket List Adventures
Last week I was talking to my girls about bucket lists. They asked me what a bucket list was, and when I described it to them, they loved the...
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Two on the Hip, One in the Belly By Elizabeth Braatz
The One on One Time
My twins - age five - came home after almost four days away at their grandparents lake house. For the first two days, they were alone with my...
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Dirt and Noise By Shann Soiney
The Fest and The Rest
It's been a pretty hectic week, so I apologize for keeping you all waiting for the final installment of our trip. Since it was their actual due...
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Reader poll

A Waukesha school committee denied a parent's request to ban 'The Kite Runner' and 'Chinese Handcuff' from the Waukesha School District. The parent claims the books are filled with "extreme violence," according to a report from Waukesha Now.

Do you think books containing violence, rape, suicide and other sensitive subjects should be removed from school shelves?



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