Suzi Milovanovic has been a mother of all kinds: stay at home mom, work from home mom, and go-the-office working mom. She blends all these perspectives in her contributions to various local and national print and online publications, television appearances and here, writing for SheKnows, RealMomsGuide and GeoParent. You can catch up with Suzi in the Phoenix Metro area with her husband and 2 kids and of course on Twitter by following @SuziSays.
Your child is struggling with her math problems once again. What do you do? Offer a small bit of direction and let her do it on her own, even if she does it incorrectly? Or sit with her and walk her through each step? For the most part, teachers agree that there's a right way and a wrong way to help with homework. Here's what they have to say.Read Full Story
Going off to college is exciting, and you'll probably hear more chatter about what people are bringing to college as opposed to what courses they are taking. College really isn’t just about getting a great education. It’s also about making the slow transition to adulthood by learning how to do things on your own.Read Full Story
Going to classes, studying, socializing, participating in clubs and maybe even working a part- or full-time job makes it difficult to find time for family and friends or even down time for a college freshman. So how can you make it work? These simple time management tips can help you stay grounded and balanced.Read Full Story
So you thought you were the big man (or woman) on campus: Class president, prom queen or homecoming court, all-star athlete, etc. Throw all that out the window, because you're headed to college, baby! Congratulations -- You start at zero, along with every other entering freshman. While the situation may seem grim at first glance, you can make sure your freshman year starts off on the right foot with these important steps.Read Full Story
The schedule of activities most children have these days leaves little time for fathers and daughters to spend together. Even if you can't control how much time you have, you can control the quality of that time. Here are five simple, inexpensive and mutually enjoyable activities that allow for time to just talk. Making the effort is the most important part of spending daddy-daughter time, and she’ll definitely appreciate the attention.Read Full Story
Texas is one of the best states to home school in because of the fact that you are considered to be simply a private school. You are not required to register, test, get approval for your materials, or count number of days of attendance in order to home school. You are not required to have a teaching certificate or a college degree to home school. Unlike some other states, in Texas private schools are not under the jurisdiction of the public schools.Read Full Story
Groups, forums, co-ops and online networks are a great way for parents who are homeschooling their children can stay connected and gain valuable information to further support their efforts. Take a look at some of the groups that Pennsylvania home educators can use as a resource.Read Full Story
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