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Children’s Book Review: Do I Have to Go to School

Children’s Book Review: Do I Have to Go to School By Maria Perez-Brown Illustrated by Chuck Gonzales Zwoosh Media, LLC 2015, 19 pages Board book ($9.99) ISBN 978-0-9962611-0-4 Ages 2-5 When four-year-old Zuri Pi wakes up one morning…

Kindergarten Readiness: How to Tell if Your Toddler is There

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When it comes to gauging kindergarten readiness, multiple factors come into play. First, your child’s maturity can be measured physically, socially, and cognitively. But in reality, very few children are equally competent in all these areas.…

Friend Mend: 8 Ways to Help Your Kid Have Better Social Skills at School

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Sure, the actual educational lessons kids learn are important, but as a parent, your number one goal is to ensure that your kids have social skills and are happy when they leave you each morning and head to school. You want to make sure they…

Calendar Cool: Helping Your Kid with Time Management in School

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School is back in full swing and that means it’s time to get organized—especially when it comes to time management. Throughout the year, calendars and timelines are extremely useful graphic representations for keeping you and your family…

Parent Teacher Communication: 8 Ways to Start on the Right Foot this School Year

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School is back in session, and your kids aren’t the only ones who need to make a good impression with their peers and teachers. Parent teacher communication needs to get off on the right foot as well. After all, those individuals are responsible…
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Solitude Time: 10 Ways to Make Your Days Count with Kids Back in School

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School is officially back in session…cue parents everywhere rejoicing in their newfound solitude as they suddenly gain back their free time while the kids are roaming the halls and hitting the books. Sure, we love summer, but trying to keep…

Time Saving Back To School Tips & Rainforest Chewy Bars Recipe

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Summer’s quickly coming to a close and the kids are already back-to-school. The new school year goes hand-in-hand with a busy schedule. Families can get the school year off to a great start with some great timesaving tips. As a bonus mom’s…

The Change Challenge: 10 Ways to Help Your Kid Cope with Being in a New School

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You may never have experienced it, but take it from us—it’s hard to be the new kid in school. From simply finding your way around to learning the cafeteria hierarchy, it’s no easy feat to feel good and fit in. High school sophomore Miranda…

The Success Checklist: 15 Things to Discuss with Your Kids Before the First Day of School

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The first day of school is met with both excitement and trepidation. Some kids look forward to it and other kids lie awake at night worrying about it. The same is true for parents, as thoughts of school shootings and stories of abuse linger…