homework

  1. Preschoolers

    Homework in preschool?

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    Did you know that homework can be, and often is, sent home for preschoolers? Do you think this is reasonable, or are you wondering...
  2. Children's School & Education

    How to encourage good study habits without nagging

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    Let’s face it — kids dislike homework. They would probably procrastinate indefinitely if a parent didn’t intervene. The only problem...
  3. Children's School & Education

    9 Back-to-school resolutions for parents

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    January isn't the only time of year people make resolutions. Right now, many parents are resolving to get organized and make big...
  4. Studying & Making the Grade

    The importance of practice

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    You've heard the old adage "Practice makes perfect." Well, we don't think you should put that much pressure on your children, but...
  5. Super Moms Guide

    Tips for creating the perfect homework space

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    An organized workspace at your office lends itself to effectiveness and productivity. The same goes for your kids' homework space....
  6. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Homework and its enemy: Secondhand media exposure

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    Secondhand media exposure — such as a TV playing in the background — can be detrimental to your children's homework as well as their...
  7. Children's School & Education

    Helping your child complete homework independently

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    Helping kids with homework is like spotting for a weightlifter at the gym. As the spotter, a parent's job is to encourage the lifter...
  8. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Mom substitute: What would you outsource?

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    Rebecca Eckler, a writer and mother from Canada, recently admitted she hired someone to teach her child to ride a bike. We decided...
  9. Children's School & Education

    Tracking your child's grades online

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    The internet has brought so much to our lives since it boomed in the mid-90s. Who could now live without a certain online...
  10. Children's School & Education

    Creating a homework nook

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    Now that school is in full swing, the homework is coming regularly and en masse. As your kids get into the grind, here's how to...
  11. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Parenting Guru: Are your kids homework-trapped?

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    When does homework become too much? According to clinical psychologist Dr. Kenneth Goldberg, roughly 10 percent to 25 percent of...
  12. Studying & Making the Grade

    Create a homework corner for your kids

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    Even if your child’s bedroom is large enough for a desk, having an area specifically for homework is often a better choice for...
  13. School Age Kids

    4 Ways to sneak in homework this summer

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    Homework is the last thing kids want to do during summer break. Discover how to sneak in lessons that focus on reading, motor...
  14. School Age Kids

    Wiggle while you work

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    If you have a wiggly child, you know how hard it is to keep him focused on the task at hand, especially when it comes to homework....
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. Monday Mom Challenge

    Monday Mom challenge: Prepare now for the coming school year

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    Ah, the lazy days of summer. Lounging by the pool, soaking up the sun -- and definitely not worrying about schedules, homework and...
  18. Studying & Making the Grade

    The best times and places to study

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    Unless you’re a natural bookworm, sitting down to study –- then trying to remember all you’ve read -– can be hard. Make the process...
  19. Studying & Making the Grade

    Secrets of great study spaces

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    Your child’s success in school depends upon many factors, but don’t forget a crucial one: An organized study space that is conducive...
  20. Studying & Making the Grade

    10 Ways to make homework time less stressful

    Homework is part of life -- and so are the parent-kid struggles that come with it. Here, expert moms chime in with tips to make...