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5 Reasons You Should Get Involved in the PTA at School

Posted September 21, 2016 by David James

Local schools depend on parents like you to volunteer, fundraise, and help make decisions on school direction. Here's why you should get involved.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

Why You Should Consider Letting Your Kids Share a Room

Posted August 1, 2016 by David James

Considering giving your kids their own rooms? Here's why it might be better for them to bunk together.

5 Ways to Keep Your Teen From Becoming a Distracted Driver

Posted July 27, 2016 by David James

AAA says the summer driving season is especially dangerous for distracted teens. Here's how to help your teen avoid being a statistic.

7 Ways to Make More Time for Your Wife

Posted July 26, 2016 by David James

Working dads have to juggle many responsibilities. Use these tips to make sure you make time for the most important person: your wife.

6 Perfect Summer Chores for Kids

Posted July 24, 2016 by Nancy Flanders

Summer time is for relaxing! But it's also a good opportunity to give your kids some responsibility.

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