1. Checking in With Your Child’s Academics

    If you can believe it, we’re more than halfway through the school year. The middle of winter is when you can expect conferences and progress reports, but what do these really mean, and what do they say about your child’s academics and learning. And also, why is this important? The middle of the year is ultimately a great opportunity for checking in and making sure our kiddos finish out the yea…Read More

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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