In this week’s podcast, we were inspired by the DMN’s recent Sunday Points section on parental involvement, and talk about what administrators, educators and teachers really want when they ask parents to be involved in their children’s education. Carol Toler points out that one of LHHS’ best teachers, David Wood, isn’t that interested in long discussions with parents, and both Toler and Ellen Raff sound off on the barriers to actually entering a school in the first place.

In light of December’s Advocate cover story on recipes, we mention some of our own favorites. Interestingly enough, all of them involve family. (And sugar.)

The Lake Highlands Women’s League Holiday in the Highlands home tour and market is this Friday, and this year’s tour chairs, Robin Crawford and Karen Stutsman, stop by to give us the scoop. Tickets are available for purchase at one of the four tour homes on Friday for $12, or can be purchased in advance for $10 by contacting Allison Brown, 214.503.8790 or allisonbbrown@tx.rr.com. (Did you read the Advocate story? Make sure to catch the video on our website.)

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