writing

  1. Family Fun

    7 Ways to teach your kids storytelling

    Storytelling is a great skill to teach to kids. It helps improve their language skills, instills a love of reading and stirs their...
  2. Children's School & Education

    The lost art of cursive writing

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    My cursive writing is atrocious! It looks like the writing of a third grader. I have always longed for elegant, neat cursive...
  3. Career Advice

    How to be a freelance writer

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    Maybe you have a blog and want to make a go at it professionally or perhaps you're looking for more workplace flexibility. Whatever...
  4. Technology

    How to start a blog: Blogging platforms

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    So you are ready to dive in and start blogging but the whole idea is overwhelming. With blogging as popular as ever, the options...
  5. Monday Mom Challenge

    Monday Mom challenge: Write it down

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    How many times has something happened and you have thought to yourself, “I should write that down?” But you didn’t -- and you lost...
  6. Mom & Dad

    Hobbies for stay-at-home moms

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    If you are able to stay at home with your baby or young child, you may feel blessed, but sometimes the daily grind and lack of adult...
  7. Find Out About SheKnows

    SheKnows StyleGuide

    The SheKnows StyleGuide is a guide for writers to follow when creating new content for the SheKnows family of sites. To uphold the...
  8. Writer's Guidelines

    Writers' guidelines

    Do you want to write for SheKnows.com or one of our sites? Check out the information below to get started!
  9. Career Advice

    How to boost your work portfolio

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    Some people will say that working for free is a professional faux pas -- but doing pro bono work can go a long way toward earning...
  10. Family Activities

    Crafty letter-writing tips for kids

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    As a child (and into adulthood!), one of my favorite things in the world is getting "real" mail. You know what "real" mail is. It...
  11. Hobbies

    Start your own novel during NaNoWriMo

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    Have you heard about NaNoWriMo and wondered what it's all about? Read on and learn more about writing your own novel during the...
  12. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Setting the foundation for good writing skills

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    Our children, especially the youngest, are growing up in a world where their ability to communicate the minutia of day-to-day life...
  13. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Supporting writing skills in the elementary years

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    You know that writing and the ability to communicate effectively and clearly are important skills, and so does your child's school....
  14. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Promoting writing for adolescents and teens

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    When a child reaches the teen years, writing is more and more critical to academic success. Teens are expected to be able to write...
  15. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Monday Mom challenge: Boost your writing skills

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    Technology rocks! Could you imagine your life without email? Without texting? Without Twitter and social networking sites? They have...
  16. Technology

    A tech-free way to enrich your communication skills

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    In today’s technological era of email, cell phones, texting, Facebook and Twitter, mixed with an insanely busy social schedule, who...
  17. Mom & Dad

    Mommy bloggers balance writing and privacy

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    Can moms who want to blog have it all -- the freedom to write what they want, the foresight to keep their family safe and the power...
  18. Tweens, Teens & College

    The hidden dangers of blogging

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    When parents blog, do kids get hurt? In your quest for comments and recognition, have you cast off the cloak of anonymity that once...
  19. Gadgets, Electronics & Automotive

    The many benefits of starting a blog

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    Blogging is a great way to share your perspective on any number of topics: your ideals and interests, a weight loss journal,...