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How to Spot the Signs That Your Child Is Suffering from Exam Stress

  It is perfectly normal for anyone, child or adult, to become anxious before taking a test, excessive stress can cause both short and long-term …

2 Activities That Will Help Wire Your Child’s Brain For Learning

Some of the collateral damage in the wake of the No Child Left Behind law is the decrease in two areas of instruction, physical education …

How to Set Limits on After-School Activities

   School-age children are faced with many choices for extracurricular activities, and finding the right balance between school and after-school activities can be a challenge. …

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 …

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 …

The Positive Influence of Being Involved in your Child’s Education

  It has been shown many times over in research studies that a parent who is involved in their child’s education has a positive impact. …

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 …

4 Tips for Your Child’s Academic Success

Academic success is important in a child’s life as it will help to shape their future. There are many things you can do to help …

Language Immersion Programs – Is It Right for My Child?

For those parents who live in an area where language immersion programs are offered, it may be difficult to make the choice as to whether …

Helping Your Children Thrive in School

Even though it’s the child who is going to school, there is so much you can do as a parent to help your children thrive …

How to Protect Your Child during Outdoor School Sports

Children love to spend time outdoors when the temperatures get warmer. Some children play outdoor school sports while others simply spend time outdoors at home. …

Increasing Empathy for Children with Learning Problems

I have just returned from a trip to Europe that gave me a lot of insights as to how it must feel to be a …

Remember, Mistakes are for Learning

It’s not easy to catch a baseball.  Ask any four-year old.  You have to keep your eyes tracking this small object hurtling at you through …

Nearly One Million Kindergarten Children Per Year Misdiagnosed With ADHD

According to a recent study by a Michigan State University economist, nearly one million children in kindergarten in the United States are misdiagnosed with ADHD.  …

What to Do When Your Teenager Wants to Drop Out

Hearing your teenager tell you that they want to drop out of school can be frustrating and nerve-racking at the same time. You may be …