Care-Package Must Haves for The College Girl

  Do you have a daughter or granddaughter that just flew the nest away to college? If you don't have kids that age yet, perhaps...

Teacher Appreciation Gifts: 5 Gifts Teachers Will Actually Love

This week, all around the country, students and parents are taking the time to celebrate the people who so selflessly look after and inspire...

What to Expect from the Upper Elementary Years

Your little kids are growing up before your eyes! Today we discuss what to expect once it's time to move onto the upper elementary...

How To Make School mornings easy

  Getting back into the swing of school mornings can be rough. The mornings are rushed, the tempers are short, and the coffee may not...

Back to School 2018: Prepping Your Home for Back to School

School shopping, packing lunches, waking up early, and making sure you actually turned the coffee pot off before you head back to school....it's the...

Healthy and Simple After School Snacks

If you're like most moms, as soon as your child comes through the door after school, you are waiting with baited breath to hear...

How to encourage developing fine motor skills

Maybe you’ve heard the term “fine motor skills.” Knee deep in breastfeeding and diapers, you probably didn’t have too much time to think about...

To All Mothers on the First Day of School

We need to do better and this is our proof - As a mother I should not be sitting here on the first day...

Back to School 2018: School Bags for the Entire Family

There is something festively fun about picking out a backpack in anticipation of a new school year. From preschoolers to parents, everyone needs a...

Labels for kids make back to school easy

Kids and parents around the globe are counting down the days until school is officially back in session. Supply lists have been posted and...

Finding The Best Learning Environment For Your Child

  You could be the most organized mom on the planet, but when it comes to your kids, you're always going to feel like a...

We Sent Our Daughter to Kindergarten Early. And Now We’re Holding...

Let me start off by saying that sending my daughter to kindergarten early was something I contemplated from the day I found out I...

Benefits of Spanish Immersion Programs

Spanish Immersion programs have risen in commonality in the U.S. According to The Center for Applied Linguistics, there are over 1,000 language immersion schools...

Creating Masterful Minds: Using STEAM to Shape our Children

The world is different from when we grew up. Technology abounds us at every turn, and our children are integrated into a world where...

5 Time Saving Tips for Your Morning Routine

Back to school! Whether that phrase inspires cheers or tears in your home, it’s about that time; it’s nearly here. With a new school...

5 Things to Know about Middle School Challenges

Middle school is the start of a new era for kids. It’s all about transition. The little munchkin you used to walk to class...

Back To School Photos: A Little Dino Heads to School

The first day of school is a joyous, stressful, and tear filled experience. Watching your Kindergartener tentatively head up the steps following their teacher,...

5 Effective Beginning Reading Strategies for Toddlers

Everyone knows how important reading is, and the younger you start with your little ones, the better. Preparing for your child to build a...

Why your child needs music education

It’s not just about a recital, an adorable, proud bow to the audience, or roses thrown at his or her feet during an encore....

Encourage Education: Developing a Growth-Mindset in your child this Summer

Summer is a time for exploration and adventure, but that does not mean education stops. Our children are always learning no matter the time,...

The Importance of Physical Play 

Our sedentary lifestyle in the United States is literally killing our children. As a society we need to begin focusing on the importance of play....

Tips for Preparing your Student for College over the Summer

The months between high school graduation and the start of college whiz by. You've spent 18 years raising your baby and these last few...

6 Reasons Parents Want Uniforms

  Now that the school year has begun in most of the United States, parents are back to the daily battle of what not to...

School Supplies You Didn’t Know You Needed

Welcome to the new school year! You're going strong thus far in the first month, but wait...there may be some school supplies yet that...

8 Tips for Avoiding the Summer Learning Slump

Ahh, summertime! Goodbye routines and hello carefree days! While every mom wants her kids to have a fun and relaxing summer break, no one...

Tips for Helping Your Child Adjust to a New School

As parents, we all want our children to be safe, happy, and healthy. We hope that as they start school, the first big step...

Back to School 2018: Cute Outfits for School

Since most of our kids likely spent the summer months in a variety of mismatched athletic wear, bathing suits, and flip flops, nothing says...

Finding the Right Curriculum for Your Family

Choosing the curriculum you will be using for an entire school year can be one of the most daunting tasks for homeschooling parents. Let...

How Heavy Is Your Child’s Backpack?

This is a guest post by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). When kids carry more than 10% of their body weight, discomfort can occur....

First Day Of School Photos: Moments To Capture

Whether your child is cautiously venturing into Kindergarten, or heading steadfast into middle school, the first day of school is an exciting time each...

Great Places To Find School Uniforms

Most private schools (and even many public schools nowadays) require children to wear school uniforms. In many cases, parents are required to purchase uniform...

8 things to do before your baby heads off to college

The summer before college is an amazing and beautiful time. While you may be working to cope through that your baby is officially (unless...

Back to School with a Mom of All Girls

Back to school shopping as a mom of all girls means we are in constant motion to find the cutest, the hippest, the brightest,...

National School Breakfast Week: The Case for Feeding Our Kids

For most of us moms around the country, we wake up before the sun, sleep long after the moon has risen, and spend a...

Junior Explorers: Teaching Kids Conservation One Classroom at a Time

In this day and age of environmental awareness and conservation, you often hear adults talking about leaving a better planet for the children who...

Back to School 2018: How to Bring Learning Home this Fall

A child's mind is like a sponge, absorbing as much information as they can. Their minds thrive on stimulation, problem-solving, and kinetic learning.  But...