Polly sigh

Staff Writer
Columbus Parent

So how do we cope with, survive and ultimately excel in this political morass known as the local PTO? With patience, perseverance and style. Also, a swift kick for the parent who says, "let's have a bake sale."

PTO Today, http://www.ptotoday.com/index.php has great insight and resources into this sometimes frightening world. Articles, suggestions, message boards, columns-after all, there really isn't anything new under the sun. If there is, and you've found it, you are honor-bound as a PTO mom to share it on the PTO message board and save some poor dear from the pain you've felt coming up with the brainstorm.

Here's a speedy link to our fave spot on their site about how to run a meeting the right way according to Robert's (where was Roberta?) Rules of Order: http://www.ptotoday.com/pto-today-articles/article/402-roberts-rules-what-you-should-know.

Smart girls know what they're doing when they walk into the room-whether it's the Senate floor or the PTO.