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Misty Church


5 Things Parents Should Know About IEPs

The educational system in our country is complex, to say the least. There are many stakeholders: children, parents, teachers, administrations, and specialists. Schools are run as businesses and are concerned with money. Assessments and...

Discussing the Death of a Loved One or Pet With Children

More than 12 years ago, I adopted the most calm-mannered dog you could ask for. His name was Nipsy, which didn’t match his demeanor at all. Nipsy was a gentle soul who never barked,...

A Teacher’s Advice on Facilitating Learning at Home

As a classroom teacher of 23 amazing second graders, I watched from afar as my international teaching friends became confined to their homes. They began teaching online, while their students were learning at home....

Introducing Misty Church… A Lansing Mom

As I sit here looking around my cluttered house, I’m anxious. Introducing myself to you shouldn’t be so nerve-racking. But where to begin? Should I tell you all of my accolades and accomplishments? Maybe...