1. Back to School!

    Summer is winding down and school is right around the corner. For many families this is a busy time of year as vacations are taken, sports are starting, and the summer schedule is about to come to an end. Getting prepared for the start of a new school year can help you be more organized, less stressed, and give your kids a great beginning! Sleep Schedule Chances are, your kid’s summer routine lo…Read More

  2. The Importance of a Healthy Breakfast

    A nutritious diet is incredibly important, especially for school-aged children. Getting the right nutrients sets kids up for a great day of school, and can assist in learning. But getting those healthy meals in your kids can be a challenge, especially for busy moms and dads during the school year. If you are running out of ideas for healthy breakfasts, read on for some great tips! Feed your childr…Read More

  3. Keep Your Kids Reading This Summer!

    Known as the summer slump, or the summer slide, kids can lose a lot of reading ground during the summer months when they are out of school. If your child has made great progress in reading this school year, don’t let them fall back during the summer. Your child doesn’t need to go to summer school to keep up with their reading, but it is important to help them keep reading a focus during a summ…Read More

  4. School’s Out for Summer: Don’t Stop Learning!

    As summer approaches, both parents and students are able to enjoy the sunny days, warm nights, and a more relaxed schedule. Even if your kids are not in school, you still want them learning and exploring, and summertime is the perfect time to explore the outdoors and continue learning. Consider what fun activities you can add in this summer to expand your child’s mind and keep them entertained. …Read More

  5. Clearing the Air: Common Myths About Charter Schools

    If you have been researching school options, you may have come across charter schools and questioned if they would be a good place for your child. There are many myths about charter schools that should be addressed, to help you make a well-informed choice. If you have heard that charter schools are too expensive, only for the rich, or only for academic achievers, read on to dispel these myths and …Read More

  6. Strengthening Communication With Your Teen

    Entering the years as a teenager is confusing and often difficult as a kid. Even moreso, learning to parent this seemingly new individual who’s living under your roof can be equally as difficult. There are multiple resources out there for parenting, but there is no directory to reference when it comes to parenting a teen. Though you may not have direct answers to solve the problem, there are a f…Read More

  7. Connecting With Your Teen

    An all too familiar world is that of a teenager. Learning social and academic skills while trying to deal with hormonal changes is something few of us would go back to, no matter the payout. Perhaps an even more difficult aspect of the teenage world, is being the parent of one. You don’t need to wait long after mentioning the age of your child for the comments to start. Too often, parents will l…Read More

  8. A Child’s Brain in Middle School

    Middle school years can be some of the most difficult for young adolescents to go through. In the midst of stepping into a new educational atmosphere, they are also navigating social relationships, all the while being bombarded by hormones that demand to be acknowledged. Many times these hormones seem to ambush the attitudes of our beloved children, sending them into a whirlwind of unfamiliar terr…Read More

  9. Benefits of Extracurricular Activities

    If you have one, or multiple, children in any sport or activity outside of school, it’s an all too familiar routine. Most likely you’re running around when you’re not taking care of the home or yourself and you’re dropping them off at soccer practice, dedicating every weekend to a game, or attending quarterly concerts for your musically gifted ones. Though you are undoubtedly proud, in the…Read More