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6 Ways to Create a Quality Learning Environment at Home

Posted September 20, 2016 by David James

Your kids are learning at school. Here's how to create a similar learning environment at home.

6 Smart Ways Parents Can Use Smart Plugs

Posted September 16, 2016 by Guest (not verified)

Here are six smart ways parents can use smart plugs around the home.

7 Ways to Help Your Preschooler Learn Sight Words

Posted September 11, 2016 by David James

Learning sight words is a perfect way to build a foundation of knowledge for your preschooler. Here's how.

How to Celebrate National Better Breakfast Month

Posted September 10, 2016 by Kelli Robinson

It's still as true as it was when we were young: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Celebrate Better Breakfast Month with the right ingredients for healthy breakfasts.

How Much Homework Is Too Much?

Posted September 9, 2016 by David James

When your child comes home with a load of homework, how do you know if it's too much? Here are some ways to tell, and how to handle it.

How to Make the Perfect DIY School Lunch for Kids

Posted September 1, 2016 by Nancy Flanders

Let your children make their own lunch. The benefits last a lifetime.

How to Deal When Your Kid Suddenly Hates School

Posted August 31, 2016 by Kelli Robinson

The first week of kindergarten is everything you dreamed it could be. And then week two brings tears and begging from your child to stay home. What happened?

How to Cut Back on Your Kid's Activities This Year

Posted August 30, 2016 by David James

Baseball. Soccer. Gymnastics. Voice lessons. Our kids are involved in so many activities these days. Here's how to cut back.

Stay-at-Home Parents: The Kids are Back in School, Now What?

Posted August 29, 2016 by Nancy Flanders

Back-to-School means new opportunities for stay-at-home parents.

4 Affordable and Creative Ways to Buy Back-to-School Clothes

Posted August 25, 2016 by Nancy Flanders

Back-to-School shopping doesn't have to break the bank. A little creative planning can help you find great clothing for your kids, for cheap.

How to Beat the Back-to-School Blues

Posted August 24, 2016 by Nancy Flanders

The first day of school is upon us! If anyone in your family has the blues about this, these tips will help.

6 Ways to Get Your Child Back on a School Schedule

Posted August 23, 2016 by David James

The toughest part of sending your child back to school is getting them back on a schedule. Here are some tips.

7 Ways to Get Your Kid to Love Brushing Their Teeth

Posted August 15, 2016 by David James

Getting your kids to brush their teeth is a chore. Here are some ways to make it less stressful.

4 Must-Haves for Indoor Camping Fun

Posted August 12, 2016 by Nancy Flanders

Weather won't let you camp outside? Bring the party inside with these fun ideas.

7 Ways to Throw a Kid's Birthday Party on a Budget

Posted August 11, 2016 by David James

Kids' birthday parties seem to be more and more lavish. Here are some easy ways to trim your child's birthday party budget.

6 Ways to Help Your Child Deal With Back-to-School Anxiety

Posted August 10, 2016 by David James

Heading back to school is a difficult time for kids. Here are some ways to make it more manageable.

13 Frugal Last-Minute Summer Activities

Posted August 8, 2016 by Nancy Flanders

Summer is almost over! Make the most of it without breaking your budget.

Ready, Set, Floor! 5 Children's Activities That Start on a Rug

Posted August 4, 2016 by Guest (not verified)

Here are five ways to take advantage of floor space by using your rug for activities.

9 Ways to Ensure a Smoother Back-to-School Transition

Posted August 3, 2016 by Kelli Robinson

Back-to-school time is creeping in. Before your kids start sobbing over summer's end, use these tips to help the transition go smoothly.

7 Ways to Save Money on Back-to-School Shopping

Posted August 2, 2016 by Kelli Robinson

Back-to-school supplies are slowly creeping into prominent store displays. Looking for ways to save money? Here are some tips for shopping smart.

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