FYI- Mommy Facebook Recos Aren’t Always the Best. Here’s Why…
If you’re a local mom with a Facebook account, chances are you’re a member of one or more Facebook “groups.” I belong to several… at least 10+, some of which where I’ve learned to turn the notifications OFF. (I’m looking at you Mamarama…) Lately (and especially with the new school year starting), I’ve seen a lot of
Should Your Child Learn a Second Language? Oui, Si, YES!
It probably comes as no surprise that there are a myriad of benefits to learning a second language. And as an intelligent adult (now…hopefully?? Maybe??), you’ve probably realized this and regret tuning out during most of your Spanish or French classes in high school. Or maybe that’s just me. According to a recent article on Parents.com: Research published
Getting Into a Good College in a “Test-optional” World
Guess what? Hundreds of colleges are no longer making the submission of SAT & ACT test scores MANDATORY. Even schools like George Washington University are jumping on the test-optional bandwagon. But does it mean that testing is no longer important? No way. In fact, charting a map to college admissions success has never been more essential. Getting
Private Coaching in Boca: Why It’s Important for a Child
Now that I’m working in a school on a regular basis, I’m learning very quickly how the road to getting into a good college as a student is not only paved with a great education and innovative programs, but a solid foundation of extracurricular activities. Whether your child chooses sports, music/theater, languages or art, I’m realizing
Mompreneur Monday: Cender Scholars
Happy Monday Modern Boca Moms! Welcome to our next installment of Mompreneur Monday on MBMom, highlighting Florida businesses and brands that were founded by female entrepreneurs and fellow Mommas. We’re working to bring busi-moms across the state of Florida together to start a Mompreneur Movement! Why don’t you join us? Today’s South Florida Mompreneur is Erica Cender, founder
Seriously, WTF is Common Core Math?
Heads up MBMoms! You may or may not have kids in school yet, but my least favorite subject (cough, cough MATH) is now NOTHING like the math we used to do years ago. Oh joy. It’s now called: Common Core. You might have seen this recent photo on Facebook— you know, the funny dad from Ohio who wrote
I’m a Mom. I’m Way Too Busy to Read!
“I’m a mom. I’m too busy to read.” Deep down, is that really true? I mean, you’re reading this blog right now, aren’t you? I love to read, but I’ve found myself saying those words a lot lately (replace busy with TIRED or OVERWHELMED and I begin to sound like a broken record). So, what kind of message are
Spotlight: Cender Scholars Private Tutoring
Need a tutor for your child? Busy parent with a tight schedule? Looking for full-service options? Cender Scholars is not only locally-based but, offers support in a wide-range. Cender Scholars is a private tutoring company that has been built to offer educational and recreational services throughout Palm Beach & Broward County. Here is a list services offered: Elementary
2Min Tuesday: Study Tips!
Welcome to the all new Two minute Tuesday, brought to you by Chad Rudnick, M.D. and Boca VIPediatrics! Join us for two minutes as we interview some of the top experts in pediatrics & parenting. In today’s installment of Two Minute Tuesday, we are fortunate to have educator Erica Cender, president of Cender Scholars, an all-encompassing tutoring
Let Cender Scholars Help Your Child
As parents, we realize that not all children are the same, in fact, each one is unique (exactly what I’m learning about with both my kids)! Therefore, the same parenting techniques may not work for both children. The same goes for the way students learn. Each child learns in a different way and can benefit from