4 Stupendous STEM Activities for Elementary School Children

STEM Activities for elementary school children are extremely important with regards to their educational future. We hear a lot about the prevalence...

How to Choose a Homeschool Curriculum

One of the perks of homeschooling is that you have the freedom to choose your own curriculum and homeschooling style. There...

5 Ways to Encourage Reading Habits With the LillyPost Book Subscription...

Reading is an important part of education and intellectual development. It also creates a sense of imagination within young children. Some kids...

Educational Toys for Toddlers and Children with Lakeshore Learning

April showers bring May flowers...While the much anticipated spring and summer seasons means warm breezes and rising temperatures, it also means rainy...

The Role Of Genetics In Academic Success

Parents will always worry about how their child will do academically. Academic success is found to be linked to DNA genetics and...

The 30 Million Word Gap

A 1995 study found that by the age of three, children in low-income homes knew 30 million less words that children raised...

Helping Children with Organization and Time Management

Does your child have trouble keeping school papers and assignments in order? Do you often find that he or she could use...

Starting Montessori Education Young with Monti Kids Subscription

An internationally recognized curriculum for children from infancy on, the gift of a Montessori Education is one of the best things a...

Research Shows Why Kids Need Recess

He forgot to write his name on his paper. It wasn't the first time, and unfortunately, I knew it wouldn't be the...

Challenges Teachers Face In The School System

If you think getting your child to complete their homework or getting up on time for school is a challenge...you’re not the...

How School Shootings are Victimizing Our Kids in More Ways Than...

As the new school year begins parents everywhere are fraught with concerns over the epidemic of school violence that has overtaken our nation. Shadowed...

End of The Cursive Writing Era

Do you recall learning to carefully link your letters together, forming those odd-looking letters that somewhat resembled the print you were so...

All you need to know about being a Room Mom (+introduction...

Room Mom, classroom coordinator, head mom in charge, room parent or whatever you call it. Maybe you had a grueling battle and...

Middle School Books Your Kids will love from Schiffer Publishing

It is an escape, a vacation, a trip to another place and time; reading is an exploration, an adventure, and a place...

Educational Gifts By Klutz

Gifts, toys, stocking stuffers, and all the excitement of the holiday season is in full swing. The last thing you need to...

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...

The Impact of Music in Children’s Lives and Education

“Music is the one art we all have inside. We may not be able to play an instrument, but we can sing along or...

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...

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....

Happy National Play-Doh Day!

What comes in several colors, is fun for all ages, and inspires parents to steal from their toddlers? You guessed it: Play-Doh. Play-Doh is...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

School backpacks 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...

Back to School: 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...

Back to School: Fall Fashions for the Stylish Mom

While most of us moms have likely embraced the internet shopping revolution whole-heartedly, back to school shopping for our kids might just make us...

Back To School: Fun and Fashionable School Shoes

Ever think to yourself: $150 for those?! It fits in the palm of my hand for goodness sakes! We want our kids to be stylish,...

Back to School: The Best Winter Coats and Accessories

Back to School means fall is on the horizon. We gladly welcome the changing of the seasons from the fiery hot summers to the...

Back to School: 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...

Back to School: 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...

Back to School: Going Beyond the Sack Lunch

Some would argue lunch is the best part of the school day. With lunchboxes like these, there will be no denying that! No matter...

Why Your Child Needs Supportive Shoes

As our little ones prepare to head back to school, shopping for the school year will soon be in full swing. From backpacks to...

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...

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....

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