Education

Take a Stand for Children

Posted June 8, 2014 by Fred Lee

June 1st is National Stand for Children's Day, but parents can make a difference in the lives of kids every day of the year.

Help Your Child Discover His Identity

Posted June 1, 2014 by Guest (not verified)

Helping your child discover who he is starts with recognizing his talents and building his character.

7 Outdoor Chores Your Child Can Do

Posted May 30, 2014 by Nancy Flanders

Tired of yard work? Get your kids on board and make it a family affair.

14 Ways to Inspire Friendly Competition in Sports

Posted May 19, 2014 by Fred Lee

Sports are a great way for our kids to get some exercise and have fun, but it is important to encourage friendly competition in order for everyone to maintain a healthy perspective.

School Trips: Safety Tips for Students Traveling Abroad

Posted May 19, 2014 by Judy Miller

It's imperative that we are thorough with preparation and safety when our children study overseas. As a parent of kids who travel abroad fairly often, I share these tips with you.

How to Teach Your Children to Love Animals

Posted April 29, 2014 by Fred Lee

The week of May 5-11 is Be Kind to Animals Week, and the Humane Society would like to encourage people to take some time to acknowledge how much animals give to us.

Join Us Today 4/24 at 2pm EST on Twitter for Your Chance to Win

Posted April 24, 2014 by Nancy Flanders

Join us for a fun conversation on school lessons, and you could win a $10 Amazon gift card.

Siblings Day Fun

Posted April 10, 2014 by Nancy Flanders

Siblings are built-in friends — most of the time. Celebrate National Siblings Day by focusing on what your children mean to each other through fun activities.

Go Blue for Autism Awareness

Posted April 8, 2014 by Fred Lee

April is Autism Awareness Month and a good time to show your support. Here are 6 ways to accomplish it.

Celebrate Reading On International Children's Book Day

Posted March 31, 2014 by Fred Lee

Reading is a wonderful way for children to enrich their lives while spending quality time alone or with friends and family, and International Children's Book Day is a great place to start.

No Time for Flashcards: 17 Things You REALLY Need to Do to Get Your Child Ready for Kindergarten

Posted March 9, 2014 by Alyssa Chirco

Skip the flashcards and all the other academic prep. If you really want to be sure your child is ready for kindergarten, focus on these 17 things (which you're probably already doing every day).

14 Habits of Polite Children

Posted March 2, 2014 by Fred Lee

By the time a child turns 10, there are certain manners that are really nice to see. Here are 14 of them.

Best Resources to Help Your Child Get Ready for Kindergarten

Posted February 25, 2014 by Alyssa Chirco

Have a child headed of to kindergarten next year? We've rounded up some of the best resources to help you ensure that she's prepared.

The Toddler Years: Join our TweetChat Today at 2pm EST for a Chance to Win!

Posted January 15, 2014 by Nancy Flanders

Join us today at 2 p.m. EST on Twitter to talk about all things toddler!

A Very Techie Christmas: Join Our Tweet Chat Today at 2pm EST for a Chance to Win

Posted December 11, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Your children are excited for gifts of technology this year, but are you ready to give?

I Could Never Homeschool (Yes, You Could!)

Posted December 9, 2013 by Fred Lee

Considering homeschooling your child? 7 situations where it might be a good fit.

Holiday Giving & Saving: Join Our Tweetchat Today, 12/5 at 2:00 EST for a Chance to Win!

Posted December 4, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Come chat with us about Holiday Savings and Giving for a chance to win a $10 Amazon gift card!

Happy Thanksgiving

Posted November 27, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Happy Thanksgiving! Check out these resources to help you get through the day.

13 Reasons to Host an Exchange Student in Your Home

Posted November 26, 2013 by Judy Miller

You learn that people are more alike than they are different. Culturally we, and our children, are conditioned to focus on differences—language, culture, politics, religion, race and ethnicity, perspective, etc.—and see them as roadblocks to getting along. You develop understanding. Hosting enables you to focus on and embrace differences, the first steps to building understanding and compassion for one another.

5 Ways to Help Children This Holiday Season

Posted November 18, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

It's the time of year for giving. This year, teach your children about kindness and generosity by helping children in need.

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