Education

Retro Baby: A Back-to-Basics Book for Parents of Infants

Posted November 11, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Got too many toys for that new baby in the house? Lots of us do. Retro Baby, the latest book from the American Academy of Pediatrics, is here to assist parents with the basics of infant development.

Nutrition, Michelle Obama, and 10 Tips for a Healthy Diet

Posted November 8, 2013 by Fred Lee

When kids throw away food and go hungry because the food is too healthy and unappealing, something needs to be done on the home front.

5 Great Holiday Fundraisers for Your School

Posted November 8, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Looking for a different way to raise funds for your child's school? We've got 5 great ways to catch the attention of your friends and family this holiday season and raise some serious cash.

Money Talk: Join Our Tweetchat Today, 11/7 at 2:00 EST for a Chance to Win!

Posted November 7, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

It's a money talk today. Share with our parents at our weekly chat about allowance and how you teach your child to be financially responsible. You could be our weekly winner!

10 Great Picture Books for Your Young Child

Posted October 30, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Children love books and books are a great way to teach children skills from vocabulary to counting. Here are some of our favorites!

New Paparazzi Law is a Chance for All Parents to Rethink the Laws Surrounding Children

Posted October 21, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

The new paparazzi law to protect celebrity children is an important and necessary one. Let it serve as a reminder that there is much work to be done to protect all children, not just the famous ones.

12 Ways to Help Make Homeschooling Work

Posted October 7, 2013 by Fred Lee

Homeschool seems like it has insurmountable challenges, but by working together as a family, it can be a wonderful educational experience.

9 Ways to Celebrate Fall With Pumpkins (and Kids)

Posted September 30, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

It's fall! And with the seasons comes bright, beautiful, orange pumpkins. Pumpkins make for hours of family fun.

10 Reasons Why We Homeschool

Posted September 27, 2013 by Fred Lee

Homeschooling is not for everyone, but after 6 years, it's worked well for us. These are the reasons why.

Fall Fun Bucket List for Families

Posted September 25, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Winter will be here before you know it. Make sure you have tons of fall fun before this beautiful season passes you by.

Homework Help: 18 Ideas & Resources for Getting It Done (and Making It Fun!)

Posted September 18, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Got homework? We bet your child does. Spruce up the routine and study space in your home for a focused, and maybe even fun, homework session.

5 Ways to Keep Kids Busy Without TV

Posted September 17, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

The TV is an easy go-to babysitter when you need to keep the kids occupied. But there are better, more fun ways to keep them busy while you get some things checked off your to-do list.

12 Ways to Connect Through Storytelling

Posted September 14, 2013 by Christa Melnyk Hines

Not confident you can tell an entertaining yarn without everyone going "yawn"? You'd be surprised! And your kids probably have a few story gems up their sleeves, too! Read on for 12 fun ways to integrate storytelling into your family life.

How to Raise an Organized Child When You’re a Slob Like Me

Posted August 28, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Not all parents are organized, but it doesn't mean their children can't be.

Walking, Riding, and Driving to Class: Back to School Safety Tips for Families

Posted August 19, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

It's time for back to school, which means our streets and sidewalks will once again be full of children walking and biking to school. As always, it's important to teach your children how to stay safe while getting to school.

Rules and Routines: Join Our Tweetchat Today, 08/22 at 2:00 EST for a Chance to Win!

Posted August 19, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Join our talk on what the school year routine is like in your household. You could be our weekly winner!

6 Ways to Chronicle the First Day of School

Posted August 17, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

It's back to school. Remember your child's first day with one of these fun projects. There are only about 14 first days, so make sure you chronicle them!

6 Ways to Make the Best Use of a Tutor

Posted August 15, 2013 by Tisha Tolar

Children can make a lot of progress while working with a tutor. Learn some tricks for utilizing the services of a tutor to your child's advantage.

School Year Resolutions: Join Our Tweetchat Today, 08/08 at 2:00 EST for a Chance to Win!

Posted August 7, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

It's time to make some new school year resolutions. Grab a drink and join us for our weekly chat on Twitter!

Summer Wrap Up: Join Our Tweetchat Today, 08/01 at 2:00 EST for a Chance to Win!

Posted July 31, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Join us today for an (almost) end of summer chat on Twitter. You could be our weekly winner of an Amazon gift card!

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