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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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 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,...

5 Effective Reading Strategies for Kindergartners

  Kindergarten is an incredible time in a child's life! Not only is it a growing time for your child socially (sometimes it's even the...

Exploring the Options for Your Graduating Teen Who is Just Not...

For some of us we still recall the fear and anticipation of the first day of our last year of high school. Our senior...

5 Ways to Make Your Child a Testing Rockstar

  Spring time means many school districts are participating in a variety of state-mandated tests, which can be pretty stressful on kids. These tests play...

10 Books Every High School Student Should Read Before Graduation

High school is the time when our kids truly begin to test their wings and gain some freedom while still in the safe confines...

10 Books for your Middle Schooler to Encourage a Love of...

Middle school is a tough time for all children. It is an awkward period of pre-teen adolescence that, let’s face it, has even been...

Cute Ways to Commemorate the Start of the School Year

Sure, most everyone knows that it's a great idea to start off the new school year with an adorable photo of your child standing...

Educating Your Child About School Violence

  When considering the discussion you should have with your child(ren) regarding school violence, it seems like a daunting and unpleasant task. How do you...

Advocating for Your School Aged Child

  Every parent’s hopes are high as the end of summer approaches and we all start to get our kids ready for school. We imagine...

How To: Be a Preschool Supermom

  As school registration begins in the spring, so does the parent responsibilities for next school year.  Being a Super Pre-School Mom is totally attainable...

Homework Motivation

Ah, homework. It’s the bridge between home and school. Homework is a tool teachers use to reinforce what students learned during the day and...

10 Tips for Starting Preschool or Kindergarten

Beginning preschool or kindergarten is a milestone. Your “baby” is growing up! Naturally, you may be apprehensive for such a change. Take a deep...

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...

Getting Back on School Time

It's that time of year again! Back to school time. While this time of year can be exciting and refreshing we know it can...

How to Reach a Reluctant Reader

Arguably, one of the best milestones of childhood is learning to read. It's quite remarkable (and a bit emotional!) to watch your child blossom...

5 Reasons Why Your Child Needs a Dictionary

In this era of technological advancement, our children are being raised in a time and place where books are being shelved for good, printing...

Early Literacy and the importance of Reading to Young Children

“The more you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss A child’s education...

Organized, Uniformed and Ready for Kindergarten

  I’ve been mentally preparing myself for this day for years. My oldest child is finally old enough to go to kindergarten. With so many schooling...

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