With Thanksgiving just around the corner, parents are gathering ingredients for a festive feast filled with culinary delicacies and decadence. The chill of fall is in the air, and the pace of life is naturally picking up with the holidays just around the corner. During this busy time, it’s important
One of the wishes that parents have for their children is that they grow up to be kind and to be treated with kindness in return. Parents, if you’ve been thinking about ways to teach your kids to be kind, we have suggestions to help you start that journey. 1.
School is back in session, which means that children are going to be devoting time to reading as they complete their homework—whether that’s reading entire books, textbook chapters, or worksheet directions. Reading comprehension is essential to children feeling confident as they successfully tackle progressively harder assignments during the school year.
One of the most crucial topics that parents need to discuss with their kids is money: namely, the importance of earning and saving it, and how to spend it thoughtfully. That information and those skills will serve them well for their entire lives. We know that that might seem like
The start of the school year is an exciting time for both children and parents, but it can be anxiety-inducing too. Whether starting at a new school or in a new class, kids have a lot of uncertainties to worry about when going back to school, and it’s up to
Chances are that your school-age child spends nearly as much time interacting with others via social media as they do in class, at home, or in your community. Social media makes it easy for kids to keep in touch with family and friends, especially those who live across the country,
These days, it seems like almost everyone has a blog. Authors have them, businesses have them, celebrities have them, but what about kids? Increasing numbers of elementary age children are getting into blogging, primarily with the encouragement and assistance of their teachers. These educators have seen the academic and social
You and your child have worked so hard and made so much progress during the school year. Summer is on the way, a beautiful chance to let go of some of that stress and enjoy your free time together. Unfortunately, summer holidays can also lead to an academic slide. It
What sounds does “ch” make? Is the “a” in that word pronounced like apple or like angel? What happens when you add “s” to the end of a word? When a child is learning to read, many parents have the advantage of already having an expertise in the subject matter.
Parents frequently find mornings to be the most stressful part of the week – especially on weekdays, which have the added pressure of bus stop timing and day planning. It’s common for families to find themselves struggling with manic mornings, day after day. Great news: Mornings don’t have to be