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Snooki Shares Adorable Photos of Her Kids' First Day at School

Snooki Shared the Most Adorable Photos of Her Kids’ First Day of School

As kids around the country go back to school, stars are sharing their own first-day-of-school photos. Recently, Snooki shared an adorable picture of her two eldest children heading out for their big first day back. Her daughter Giovanna started kindergarten and her son Lorenzo started first grade. Snooki commemorated the start of school with a cute photo of both kids holding signs. Snooki captioned the pic, “& just like that my offspring are spreading their wings…so proud of my babies! Mommy is crying (& cheering I’m free till 3). Advertisements YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: Snooki Enjoys Her Best ‘Mom Life’ (and Wine) Despite Backlash from Mom-Shamers In addition to the pic, she shared a video of Giovanna headed into school on her Instagram story, though Giovanna was not into it. “Stop taking video of me!,” she told her mom in the clip. Advertisements Fans loved the photo, noting that Giovanna looks just like Snooki, while Lorenzo looks like his dad, Jionni LaValle.  While the kids are at school, Snooki is home with three-month-old Angelo.  Advertisements Friend and Jersey Shore castmate, JWoww, also shared a photo of her daughter’s first day of school. Her daughter, Meilani Matthews, 5, is headed into …

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Gender Unicorn Worksheet

A Middle School Teacher Handed Out This ‘Gender Unicorn’ Worksheet to Students, and The Response Was Not Great

The times they are a-changin’, but that doesn’t mean everyone’s changing with the times. A teacher in Denair, California learned this lesson the hard way after handing out “Gender Unicorn” worksheets to students without first getting permission from the school or parents. Luis Davila Alvarado handed out the Gender Unicorn worksheet, which was created by the Trans Student Educational Resources organization, to about 50 students in early August as an icebreaker exercise. Alvarado uses the courtesy title “Mx.” instead of “Mr.” and wanted students to understand why, according to The Modesto Bee. Advertisements YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: Gender-Nonconforming Clothes for Your Kids Are Here, They’re Beautiful, and They’re Changing the Way We Think About Our Children Below, see the full Gender Unicorn worksheet, as created by TransStudent.org: Advertisements At TSER’s website, the organization provides further context for much of the information on this worksheet, including: Gender Identity: Gender Identity: One’s internal sense of being male, female, neither of these, both, or another gender(s). Everyone has a gender identity, including you. For transgender people, their sex assigned at birth and their own internal sense of gender identity are not the same. Female, woman, and girl and male, man, and boy are also …

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This is what most parents remember from their school days

This Is The Thing Most Parents Remember About Their School Days

With Labor Day come and gone, and the first days of a new school year in the bag, many parents find themselves wistfully recalling their most vivid school memories. The things most parents remembered most fondly have nothing to do with classes. (Sorry, teachers!) Smuckers — yep, the jam company — ran a survey of 2,000 parents of school-aged kids. Many parents shared that they remembered the suspect cafeteria food, the nervousness of unlocking a locker for the first time and getting lost on the first day of high school. Passing notes in class and trading snacks with friends were also fondly recalled. Advertisements YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: Let’s Celebrate Back to School: Mom’s Hilarious Photo Captures First Day of School Relief! But the biggest memories were of more mundane things — and interestingly, things that their kids will likely not get to experience. The most common: packing a brown bag lunch. And in that lunch? A PB & J sandwich said more than 50 percent of survey respondents. Today, with peanut allergies on the rise, many school districts have strict no-nut policies in effect, so PB&J’s are a thing of the past … at least when it comes to munching at school. …

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This Mom Was All Of Us On The First Day of Kindergarten

Mom of three, Carolyn Moore, was fully prepped for summer to end and school to start. She’d done the kindergarten routine before with her two eldest, who just started fifth and third grade respectively. But Moore, a writer at Assignment Mom, wasn’t prepared for the flood of emotions that came with sending her youngest off to school for the first time. For anyone with kids (or friends with kids), these first few weeks back at school is when social media fills up with smiling kids holding signs with their upcoming school year while standing in new outfits outside their front doors. Advertisements But in a sweet Facebook post, Moore shared a different moment she had with her youngest amidst the morning rush on that first day. YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: Every Mom Will Relate to Kim Zolciak-Biermann’s Emotional Messages to Her School-Bound Kids Advertisements She writes: “Over the next two weeks, you’ll see countless photos of smiling kids on their first days of school. I have three who started this morning, myself. Fifth, third, kindergarten.  We did take that smiling photo on the deck before we shoved off, but my oldest also snapped this photo in the middle of the morning …

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Hilarious Parenting Tweets School

15 Hilarious Parenting Tweets About Graduation, Summer Break, and the End of the School Year

Whether you’re gearing up to power through a long preschool graduation ceremony or an even longer summer break, you could probably do with a little humor. Luckily, the Twitterverse is filled with hilarious parenting tweets about school, graduation, and summer break from parents who know exactly what you’re going through. We’ve rounded up our top 15 LOL-worthy graduation and summer break tweets to keep you laughing instead of crying. Advertisements RELATED: 17 Hilarious and Relatable Parenting Tweets to Get You Through Your Day Graduation We’ve all had to sit through a graduation ceremony. At best, they’re cute, if a bit… long. At worst, they seem interminable and irrelevant. Sounds pretty ripe for jokes to us! Advertisements Down in Front! She Majored in Primary Colors Pass the Tissues, Mama Martyr Staycation RELATED: 19 Funny and Relatable Parenting Tweets That Will Make You Feel Seen Summer Vacation Ah, summer vacation: the time of year most parents look forward to and dread in equal measure. Sure, at first, it’s nice to get to spend more time with kids, to take family vacations, to find time for fun outdoor activities. But eventually that feeling creeps back in… “When can I send these hooligans back …

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Third Graders Remix Lil Nas X's Old Town Road

The Only Version of ‘Old Town Road’ We Want to Hear From Now On Is This Version by Third Graders

Lil Nas X‘s “Old Town Road,” the most popular song in the country, just got a new remix that takes the song to even greater heights. Don’t believe us? Just watch these third graders absolutely nail their education-themed version. (We think they give Blue Ivy a run for her money!) Mrs. Merlette, a third-grade teacher in Birmingham, AL, posted a video to her Instagram depicting her class performing an energetic version of the rap-country crossover hit. Advertisements It’s not just a straightforward cover, though. The class added education-themed lyrics that almost makes schoolwork sound… exciting? Some of the new, school-appropriate lyrics in this rendition include: Advertisements “I’m gonna ace my test / I’m gonna raise my score / I’m gonna solve ’til I can’t no more / I got the answers in the back / Scratch work is attached / Pencils in my bag and I’m solving mighty fast / School is my task / I can do this math / Really quick and fast, education is my swag.” That’s so good it almost makes us want to do homework. Almost. Advertisements We just love seeing teachers getting creative in an effort to inspire their students, and this is certainly …

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