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  1. School & Education

    9 Awesome homework station ideas for every size house

    Help motivate your kids to hit their homework head-on by setting up a homework station where they actually want to be.
  2. Toddler & 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...
  3. 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.
  4. 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...
  5. School & Education

    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...
  6. 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....
  7. 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 child's homework as well...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. School & Education

    Creating a homework nook

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

    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...
  13. School & Education

    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...
  14. K-12

    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...
  15. K-12

    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....
  16. K-12

    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...
  17. Tips & Advice

    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...
  18. Tips & Advice

    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...
  19. School & Education

    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...
  20. School & Education

    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...