education

  1. School & Education

    Are homeschooled kids really lacking in socialization?

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    With the growing numbers of homeschooled kids getting into Ivy League universities, most people would now agree that homeschooling...
  2. Careers

    How personality shapes a career

    There are two kinds of self-knowledge that are important in finding the right career path: Assessing your interests, skills, and...
  3. Parenting

    5 Simple steps to help your tween or teen study for a test

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    Test anxiety is no fun for kids or moms. Teens and tweens are stressed out enough on a normal day, and when you throw in a huge...
  4. Family Fun

    Teach your child numbers

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    Remember when you learned numbers in school? Those days are long gone. Kids today are expected to know their numbers up to 20 before...
  5. K-12

    Talking careers with your younger children

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    “What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s a ubiquitous question. And it’s the way we start, at a very early age, to introduce...
  6. School & Education

    4 Ways to get involved at your child's school

    "It takes a village to raise a child," and as a parent, you're a pretty important villager. Contribute to your child's education by...
  7. Toddler & Preschoolers

    Make your own educational printables

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    Keeping a preschooler occupied is difficult. Her short attention span means you need an arsenal of activities at your disposal. Try...
  8. Toddler & Preschoolers

    Educational TV for preschoolers

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    While setting your preschooler in front of the television all day long isn't a good idea, a couple hours each day actually may be...
  9. School & Education

    What is unschooling?

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    To those brought up in a strict school environment, the idea of unschooling seems almost unfathomable. But this growing movement...
  10. Tips & Advice

    Supplementing your child’s art education

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    School budgets all over the country are taking hits. Hard, hard hits. Even while there are increasing demands on academic...
  11. Parenting

    No prom for James Tate

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    James Tate wanted to ask his friend to the prom in a big way. But his fun romantic gesture turned sour when school officials...
  12. School & Education

    Homeschool: Why are so many parents choosing it?

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    What is behind this growing movement in home education? With over two million students being homeschooled in the United States,...
  13. School & Education

    Fun ways to teach your child sign language

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    The popularity of teaching sign language to babies has exploded over the past several years. Who wouldn’t want their wee ones to be...
  14. School & Education

    Etiquette tips for teacher gifts

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    Are you confused by the etiquette of gifting to teachers? Don't be! Here's what you need to know about giving to the people who...
  15. Décor & Style

    Design tips to make learning fun for your kids

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    Enhance your children’s learning by providing them with an environment that makes learning fun. We spoke with Cortney Novogratz of...
  16. School & Education

    Why is the teacher giving my kid m&m's?

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    Six-year-old Carlos Melendez stood in line waiting as his first-grade teacher bid farewell to her students at the end of the school...
  17. Home

    Teach your kids the value of nature

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    Kids who are constantly engaged in gaming, texting and television often have little connection or appreciation for nature because...
  18. School & Education

    What did you learn in school today? Getting your kids to talk to you about their day

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    Does getting your kids to offer information about school seem more difficult than pulling teeth? Do you ever feel like a lawyer...
  19. Tips & Advice

    Encouraging visual arts from a young age

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    If you consider yourself a creative or artistic person -- and even if you don’t -- you may be thinking about ways to encourage your...
  20. Parenting

    Take your child to work day

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    Since 1993, millions of Americans have participated in the annual Take Our Sons and Daughters to Work® day. A day at work will help...