school and your child

  1. School & Education

    10 Steps to school year success

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    One of the most important aspects of parenting is ensuring that your child gets a good education. School is a place where your child...
  2. K-12

    10 Things moms of kindergarteners need to know

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    Your child is starting kindergarten this fall! Hooray! Right? Beginning kindergarten can be one of the most exciting moments in the...
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    Middle school: The awkward years

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    The early teens are just... awkward. It's hard enough going through it yourself, but when you're a parent of a middle-schooler, it...
  4. School & Education

    How often should your student wash his hands?

    Back to school season means pencil boxes, binders, glue sticks and markers. It can also mean colds, flu, strep, even MRSA. When...
  5. School & Education

    Germ patrol: Where germs are lurking in schools

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    Grab the disinfecting wipes. You'll want to do some serious sanitizing after reading this article. In 2010, scientists from the...
  6. School & Education

    Simple ways to defend a student's health

    From the moment a new baby is conceived, it's completely understandable for parents to be concerned – okay maybe a little obsessed –...
  7. 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.
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    Middle school horror stories

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    Real moms share the horrifying middle school experiences their children have encountered. Brace yourself for some shocking true...
  9. School & Education

    Become friends with your child's teacher

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    You and your child's teacher must work together to ensure your child gets the best education possible, so forging a positive...
  10. School & Education

    Real moms share: How I'm involved at my child's school

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    Volunteering at your child's school is a great way to meet other parents, get to know your child's friends and stay abreast of the...
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    What is Box Tops for Education?

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    If you're looking for a way to help out your child’s school, start clipping Box Tops for Education. You probably have a ton in your...