education

  1. School & Education

    Moms share: Favorite reading tips for kids

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    Curling up with your kids and a few good books is beneficial for many reasons: It's great bonding time for you and your family, and...
  2. Living

    Kindle launches textbook rentals

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    Last week, Amazon.com launched its hottest new e-book product with its Kindle textbook rental service -- college students can now...
  3. School & Education

    Should you encourage your teenager to go to art school?

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    “Mom, I decided I want to go to art school.” The words hang in the air. Sure, you’ve encouraged your child’s artistic and creative...
  4. Parenting

    Game sites your kids will love (but actually help them with math)

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    Is asking your youngster to study math like asking him to eat Brussels sprouts? Then there's no need to let him in on the secret...
  5. Tips & Advice

    Monday Mom challenge: Is it time for you to switch careers?

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    If you are one of the many moms who have a second job outside the home, you likely have thought long and hard about work-life...
  6. K-12

    Teach your kids to spell like national spelling bee champs

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    Want a spelling be champion in your family? Then use these tips to help your child learn to spell with the best of them.
  7. Family Fun

    Teach your child the letters

    Learning letters is your child’s first step toward reading. Don’t wait until she starts school -- start now . Work with your child...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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,...
  20. 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...