school tips for moms

  1. School Tips for Moms

    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 the parent of a middle-schooler, it...
  2. 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...
  3. Children's Health

    6 Ways to keep students healthy

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    From before the time your children are born, you worry about their health. And though we can't protect our kids from every germ or...
  4. School Age Kids

    5 school supplies you didn't think you needed

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    You already know you need to stock up on composition books, binders, pencils and note cards. You have cases full of erasers and...
  5. School Supplies

    Green school supplies for college students

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    This year, when shopping for back-to-school college essentials, encourage your college-bound son or daughter to choose green...
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    Green school supplies for high school

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    This year, when shopping for back-to-school supplies, encourage your high schoolers to go green with environmentally friendly school...
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    Green school supplies for grade school

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    This year, make your back-to-school shopping a green experience for your school-age kids. Show them that they can stock up on all...
  8. Studying & Making the Grade

    10 Tips to get kids ready for school

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    September’s almost upon us, and the kids will soon be back in school. It’s time to kick off the flip flops, pull up your socks, and...
  9. School Supplies

    Backpack safety

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    Carrying a backpack is one of those necessary evils of going to school (how else are you supposed to carry your books around?). The...
  10. School Tips for Moms

    Avoiding conflicts when your college kid comes home

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    The semester is over, and your college kid is home for break. When you and this newlyindependent-thinking person attempt to live...
  11. School Tips for Moms

    5 Ways to become an involved parent

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    The best way to help your child get the most out of her education is to become an involved parent. Here are a few ways to increase...
  12. Studying & Making the Grade

    5 Non-monetary rewards for good grades

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    You’re so proud when your children bring home good grades! How do you reward them for their hard work? Here are some fun...
  13. School Supplies

    Dos and don'ts for backpacks

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    Backpacks come in all shapes, colors and sizes, with and without wheels, in double-strap and cross-body styles. Kids can express...
  14. Studying & Making the Grade

    What type of learner is your child?

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    Not all children learn in the same manner. A single classroom contains children with broadly differing learning styles, yet are...
  15. School Tips for Moms

    Helping students avoid bad influences

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    As a parent, you take your job of guiding and positively influencing your child seriously. Unfortunately, as many parents learn when...
  16. 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...
  17. Studying & Making the Grade

    Checklist: Does your child need a tutor?

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    Kim Duckworth, academic coach and owner of SEC Tutoring in Scottsdale, Arizona, suggests keeping the following points in mind...
  18. School Tips for Moms

    Encouraging shy children to break out

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    Children each have unique personalities. Some are little social butterflies, making friends easily and having many. Others are...
  19. 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...
  20. School Supplies

    Best left-handed school supplies

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    All the lefties in the house, raise your hands! Left-handed students can find school a little trickier because they cannot easily...