Education

How to Make Sure Your Children Are Safe at Camp

Posted April 6, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Summer camp. It's fun. It's exciting. It's nerve-wracking for parents. Here's how to make sure your kids are safe at camp.

11 Questions to Ask a Special Needs Camp

Posted April 3, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Sending your child with special needs to camp is a big step. Make sure you make the right decision by asking the right questions.

6 Things to Consider Before Signing Up Your Child for Summer Camp

Posted April 2, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

It's time to scope out the summer camp that is the best fit for your child. A program manager with the Philadelphia Zoo offers great tips for making the right decision for the coming summer months.

Free (and Almost Free) Spring Family Fun

Posted March 29, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Spring is finally here! There are lots of fun activities to do as a family — and many are free!

20 Classic Chapter Books That Every Child Should Read

Posted March 27, 2013 by Alyssa Chirco

Wondering what chapter books your children should be reading? Here are 20 that all kids should know.

10 Reasons to Celebrate National Craft Month

Posted March 22, 2013 by Fred Lee

In honor of National Craft Month, here are some good reasons to encourage parents to do crafts with their kids and some helpful suggestions on how to accomplish it.

21 Fun (and Even Educational) Activities to Do on Spring Break

Posted March 20, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Whether you're in the middle of spring break, or getting ready to start, we have 21 ideas to help keep the week fun, educational, and productive.

5 Ways to Include Learning in Your St. Patrick's Day Fun

Posted March 11, 2013 by Alyssa Chirco

Try one or more of these easy ways to incoporate learning (and a few shamrocks) into your family's St. Patrick's Day fun.

5 Childhood Fears and How to Calm Them

Posted March 1, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Children have lots of different fears. Help them defeat those fears without belittling them.

15 Classic Children's Books Every Young Child Should Know

Posted February 26, 2013 by Alyssa Chirco

Which classic children's books should you be sure to read your kids? We've rounded up a list of 15 timeless favorites!

ProSquad: What Is Visual Perception?

Posted February 20, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

The latest edition of ProSquad gives parents a simple explanation of visual perception problems in children, and fun activities to improve visual processing and perception.

5 Benefits of Sports for Girls

Posted February 19, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Girls and sports are a great mix. The benefits are immediate and life-long.

7 Random Acts of Kindness to Do With the Kids

Posted February 11, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

The perfect way to celebrate Valentine's Day? With random acts of kindness. Just be sure to include the kids.

A Sunny Day on Sesame Street: Still Entertaining and Educating Children After 43 Seasons

Posted February 8, 2013 by Alyssa Chirco

Sesame Street is still the gold standard by which educational children's television is measured. So what are today's youth learning from the classic program?

Get Organized: Join Our Tweetchat Today, 01/31, 2:00 EST for a Chance to Win!

Posted January 31, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

How to you keep your home de-cluttered and organized? Come chat with other parents today for tips on spring cleaning, organization, and making sense of all the household paperwork.

Hot Parenting Trends and Topics: Join Our Tweetchat Today, 01/24, 2:00 EST For a Chance to Win!

Posted January 24, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Join our Twitter chat today with other moms and dads about current topics and parenting trends.

Healthy All Over: Join Our Tweetchat Today, 01/17, 2:00 EST For a Chance to Win!

Posted January 17, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

Health headlines are all over. Are you and your family paying attention? Check out our healthy family resources and join our weekly chat today for a chance to win.

6 Benefits of Teaching Your Children to Write Letters

Posted January 10, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Does your child communicate through text messaging only? Teach her the art and benefits of letter writing and open her eyes to a whole new world.

Daydream Believer: 7 Tips to Help Slow Things Down in 2013

Posted January 1, 2013 by Fred Lee

Slowing down and daydreaming may have cognitive health benefits for children and parents alike.

Book Review: Teaching Kids to Be Good People by Annie Fox

Posted December 28, 2012 by Maggie Wells

Teaching Kids to be Good People challenges parents to be open and honest with their children in the hopes that children will learn from them and, in turn, become better people.

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