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Why Back-to-School Nutrition Is Important

Nutrition is one of the single most important factors when it comes to a child’s development. Proper nutrition is essential for children to succeed in …

Our Top Tips for Preparing for Back to School

Maybe last year, you got a little tired of books and papers all over the place. And perhaps the kids weren’t getting their homework done …

How to Create a Homework Space

RELATED: Download Our Free Homework Charts! If your child is like most, doing homework can be a chore. Completing homework is often the last thought …

Financial Skills Your Child Needs Before Heading Off to College

A child leaving for college is a stressful experience. After all, you watched your child enter the world, you held his hand as he took …

Raising Healthy Kids in an Unhealthy World — 10 Ways to Encourage Smart Snacking

Raising kids with healthy eating habits is becoming more difficult by the day. We live in a preprocessed and prepackaged world, and getting kids to …

Cool Education Resources for Parents to Discover

Are you the cool parent who discovers new tech treats before anyone else? Are you constantly on the hunt for educational tools that combine learning …

How to Handle Your Budding Picasso – Some Tips for Preserving Your Child’s Artwork

If you are like so many parents, the family refrigerator is overflowing with great works of art your son or daughter has created through the …

10 Online Tools for Kids to Improve Writing Skills

Children’s creativity is endless. Little ones are able to imagine things that go beyond expectations. If kids engage in writing from an early age, they will be able to …

5 Tips to Help Students Write Better Papers

In this era of text messaging and Facebook, many kids don’t spend a lot of time honing their formal writing skills. This can be a …

3 Signs That Your Child Is Overscheduled and What To Do About It

Children are resilient and adaptable. They have a myriad of interests and they’re generally not great at setting limits for themselves, and it’s tempting to …

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 …

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 …

Choosing good Friends

Friendship is an important part of your child’s healthy development.  Companionship helps children mature emotionally and morally and also teaches them social skills such as …

School Bag Safety – What to Look For

With the heavy load of books that children have to carry around in school, it is no wonder that safety is becoming more of an …