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How to Get Along with Your Child’s Teacher

Teachers are given enumerable tasks with tight deadlines. Common core, standardized testing, and disciplinary issues take away from the joy of teaching.  Most often, parents …

Upgrade Your Hike

How many times has someone told you to “take a hike”? Chances are they weren’t concerned with your cardiovascular health. When it comes to getting …

Catching and Solving Reading Problems

Helping an ADHD child improve his reading requires systematic evaluation of skills conducted by his teacher and with the involvement of his parents.  A collaborative effort …

Homework 101

One of the single biggest sources of conflict between an ADHD kid, parent, and teacher is homework.  Forgotten assignments, frustration, short attention span, lack of …

Fun Summer Idea for Kids: Writing/Journaling

Writing is an important skill children practice every day in school. When school is out for the summer don’t let the writing stop. Check out …

No Cost, Fun Summer Activities for the Whole Family

Although you may not be able to afford a summer vacation this year, there are many low-cost, fun summer activities for the whole family. Here …

Food Allergies and Summer Camp: What to Consider

Summer is about having fun and taking a break from school. For parents, it can mean finding a way to entertain their kids; sending them to camp is …

Summer Safety Tips for Kids

Summer is a time for fun; school is out and the weather is perfect.  But safety is important to consider whenever you leave the house.  The warm …

Summer Fun and Learning Can Co-Exist

Learning never stops during the course of our lifetime; so it’s important to motivate kids to learn as much as they can, even during summer …

How to Attract Butterflies into Your Garden

One of the things children enjoy most about springtime is the arrival of butterflies. They can’t wait to see their first butterfly so they can chase …

5 Fun Things for Your Kids to Try This Summer

There is no better time than summer to encourage your child or teen to try a new activity. Summer is filled with lots of outdoor activities …

Developmental Play At School: Fun And Essential For Learning!

Playtime for children is not only fun but essential to help generate a rapidly developing brain. Jean Piaget, a Swiss psychologist, stated that children actively …

Preparing Your Child for Kindergarten

Your child is growing up! He or she is getting to be that age when it’s time to start kindergarten. What can you do to …

Fun Summer Ideas for Kids: Reading

As kids look forward to the last day of school, teachers remind their students to read at least 25 books over the summer. While this …

Geocaching: Real World Treasure Hunting for Kids and Adults Alike

  Do you like searching for hidden treasures? Do you like spending time outdoors? Do you have access to a global positioning system (GPS)? If …

5 Things You Can Do on a Hike

        It is important to exercise and walking is a great way to do that. However, simply walking can be boring. Here …