kids and school

  1. Super Moms Guide: School & Learning

    Should you run for school committee?

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    Is running for a school committee for you? In towns and cities across America, it's local election season. Actually, the whole year...
  2. Children's School & Education

    How to parent a gifted child

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    Statistically, most children are not “gifted.” While they are always exceptional to us , they’re probably not exceptional to the...
  3. 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...
  4. Child Development & Health

    Your child's classroom might be making him sick

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    You're careful about your home environment. You take the time to do things like choose low toxicity cleaners and are aware of...
  5. Child Development & Health

    Helping your kids discern between message and messenger

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    Teaching your kids effective communication is a critical part of parenting -- and one we often don’t think about enough. With...
  6. Children's School & Education

    Homework help tips for every age

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    Help your child shoot to the top of his class with our homework help tips for kids in kindergarten, elementary, junior high and high...
  7. School Tips for Moms

    Create a fun homework space for kids

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    With all the distractions in this high-tech world, getting your kids to focus on their homework isn’t always an easy task. Learn how...
  8. School Tips for Moms

    5 Tips for beating back-to-school blues

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    Kids everywhere are feeling the back-to-school blues right about now, but going back to class doesn't have to be a drag. Help your...
  9. School Tips for Moms

    Help kids take a break after school

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    After a long day at school, kids need a break before they dive headfirst into homework. Help your kids relax and recharge after...
  10. School Tips for Moms

    Moms make a difference in schools

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    If you're worried about your children's quality of education in your neighborhood public school, take time to get involved. Learn...
  11. School Tips for Moms

    How to make homework fun for kids

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    Homework and fun are two words that kids never expect to see in the same sentence. Homework doesn't always have to be a hassle,...
  12. School Tips for Moms

    Secrets of smooth school mornings

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    Imagine a school morning like this: You're running around, trying to find your child's other...
  13. Activities for Kids

    After-school surprises for star students

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    Your kids are making the back-to-school transition, and rewarding your star students is with some special after-school treats and...
  14. School & Education

    Ways to get involved in your kids’ school

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    Being involved with your kids’ school shows that you value education and that you care about your kids and what they’re doing. It...
  15. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Your child probably is not a genius

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    Do you remember when your child was just a toddler and was starting to learn about the world around her? Do you remember thinking...
  16. Teen School & Education

    Helping older children with homework

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    It's a classic scene: a mom or dad sitting down next to a child, helping the child understand homework. Almost always, however, the...
  17. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Report card competition between siblings

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    When report card time comes around, I am a lucky mom. My kids are doing well in school and these formal reports convey that. I am...
  18. Children's School & Education

    Is your child being bullied at school?

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    Most kids spend more half of their waking hours in school and at extracurricular activities. You're probably not there to observe...
  19. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Does your preschooler need tutoring?

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    When I opened my email the other day, I was stunned to see a solicitation for a "pre-writing" workshop for four and five year olds....