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November 24, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving and The Power of a Post-It

It’s the time when many of us are wrapping up for the Thanksgiving holiday—and some of you may already be on vacation. It’s cold enough here in DC that I’ve got my cranberry sauce chilling on the deck. Wednesday will be a half-day for me,…

November 20, 2015

Student Checklists for the Elementary Set

Now that I’m the parent of an elementary school student, I’m always on the lookout for ways to help my five-year-old with her own Togetherness — otherwise known as executive functioning.  My brilliant friend, Analisa B., recently described the…

November 13, 2015

I LOVE This Elephant & Piggie Email

Since we’ve been taming the e-mail beast bit-by-bit around here, I wanted to share a personal one that just hit my inbox. It’s from one of my good friends, Anne L., who lives here in the DC burbs. There are so many reasons this email made…

November 6, 2015

Tame the Beast Continues: Katie’s Email Folder System

Here in Together-land, we are continuing to slay the email beast, bit-by-bit. First, by setting routines like Will, then by managing expectations like Tony, and then by adjusting norms like New Orleans College Prep. Today, we will take a peek at…