Episode 137: Melanie Dale

It’s that time again for another crossover episode with my good friend, Melanie Dale. And if you are new to the show and haven’t heard one of these episodes you are in for a treat! Each month, Melanie and I sit down and have a conversation about a topic that we are both surviving and that we could lighten up about. So one part is here and the part of the conversation is on her show, Lighten Up with Melanie Dale. So be sure to hop over there when are you are finished listening to this one.

This month we are talking about going back to school. Can you believe summer is over??? We talk about our favorite grades growing up, being our kid’s advocate at school, tips on how to relate to your kids’ teachers in non-overbearing ways, how we handle homework and first day of school traditions. 


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Discussion Questions

  • What helped you survive this summer?
  • What was your favorite grade growing up and what did you love about it?
  • What do you look forward to about school starting? What do you dread?
  • If you had a hard year in school, share about it what made it hard and what helped (or could have helped)?
  • Have you ever had to be your kid's advocate at school? What helped you navigate that?
  • What are your best tips for connecting with your kid's teacher without being overbearing?

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