education

  1. Children's School & Education

    10 Female scientist role models for your daughter

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    Whether your daughter’s favorite subject is physics or she struggles a bit with algebra, sometimes you just want to give her a...
  2. Children's School & Education

    Homeschool record keeping

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    Depending on the laws of your state, you may need to keep detailed homeschool records and, in some areas, report them to your school...
  3. School Age Kids

    The downside to having a smart kid

    Raising an academic overachieving child can be both invigorating and exhausting. When children set their own bar extremely high, how...
  4. School Age Kids

    Don't correct your child's homework

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    Parents have an odd relationship with homework. We like to see our kids learning, hashing out answers and exploring possible...
  5. Teen School & Education

    College solicitations: Real mail or junk mail?

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    In the increasingly competitive college application process, not only are our kids competing for spaces in the college or university...
  6. Children's School & Education

    Homeschooling methods: How to find the right approach for your family

    As homeschooling increases in popularity, more methods emerge and more types of curriculum become available. Your approach to...
  7. Children's School & Education

    Mom, my teacher's having a baby!

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    It’s an exciting time in every woman’s life: becoming pregnant and preparing to be a mother. This life transition affects more than...
  8. Children's School & Education

    5 Homeschooling myths debunked

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    In recent years, more and more parents have started homeschooling their children. Gifted students, special needs kids or any child...
  9. Tweens, Teens & College

    Sexting and teenagers: Educate or prosecute?

    Sexting among teens has stirred parents, schools and law enforcement to push for more education, and in some cases, prosecution....
  10. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Kids and homework

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    Most kids today are given tremendous amounts of homework at younger and younger ages. So, how young is too young for your kids to...
  11. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Mom story: "I live on a goat farm"

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    PJ Jonas, 39, left the city life behind with her husband, Jim, and their children for rural Indiana and never looked back. With the...
  12. Children's School & Education

    How the arts benefit your child academically

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    STEM -- science, technology, engineering and math -- has been a buzzword in education for several years. Education leaders and...
  13. School Age Kids

    School registration leaves parents in a frenzy

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    Today’s parents actively seek out the best educational opportunities in their areas and often do whatever it takes to secure a spot,...
  14. Children's School & Education

    Should my kids be counting on their fingers?

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    Plenty of children learn to count by using their fingers (let’s be honest – a lot of adults still use finger counting on a daily...
  15. Children's School & Education

    Character education for parents

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    The pressure to raise kids of solid character can often cause parents to overlook their own behavior. But, it’s pretty difficult to...
  16. Gardening

    White House Garden Book

    It's hard to start a conversation about the White House without worrying about things getting too politically heated. However, for...
  17. Gardening

    Become a Master Gardener

    Do you love gardening? Love helping others with their gardening problems? Maybe you should consider becoming a master gardener , a...
  18. Children's School & Education

    7 Signs your child needs help in school

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    If your child is falling behind in school, you may be the last one to know about it. Your child might be too embarrassed or ashamed...
  19. Teen School & Education

    Teens & makeup: What's OK for school?

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    Though many young teens wear makeup on special occasions, your daughter may want to start experimenting and wearing makeup every day...
  20. Children's School & Education

    Tips for a stress-free back to school season

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    Want back to school to be a calmer experience this year than last? We've come up with plenty of ways to take stress out of the...