Back To School

Clothes on a budget

The kids have grown several inches, their pants are all worn out, their jacket sleeves reach just below their elbows,...

Makeover Overload

Something about being a parent makes us want to give our children more. If we stopped to think about it,...

College for Oldies

The kids are older. You are older. You have more time on your hands. You decide that it’s time to...

Making new friends

It’s the first day of school, and your child doesn’t know anyone. They are scared and nervous and don’t know...

Computer games

Computer Games There are some great software games out on the market that can help your child learn and boost...

New Teacher

, New Rules Oh, the first day of school. The excitement and anticipation, the butterflies twirling in the stomach –...

Eating Healthy

Proper eating at home can make the difference in your child’s behavior during the school day. If they have good...

No more Homework Hassles

Homework time can be as bad as getting your child to clean their room. They’ve been at school all day,...

Food Guide for Kids

A national study shows that more and more children are dealing with obesity. The numbers of children with poor nutrition...

Packing the Backpack

I love being prepared. Like Melanie Parker in “One Fine Day”, I want to be able to create a super...

Good health at school

As a parent, we have all had the days when our child was too sick to go to school. And...

Parking on campus

Large campuses come with lots of problems. When it takes 10 minutes to drive to school and 20 minutes to...

Handwriting

– It says what? My oldest daughter has the worst handwriting. She is old enough to know better, but seldom...

Preparing for School

There are several different ways you need to prepare your child for school, including mentally, emotionally, and physically. Whatever the...

Helping our children learn

Children learn by example. They learn all our bad habits, bad words, and bad attitudes. But just as much, they...

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