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Helping Kids with Learning Math

Have you seen any of the headlines regarding U.S. students and their performance in mathematics? The headlines are alarming. They paint a very bleak picture for our students and the future of this nation when it comes to mathematical thinking. But if you dig a little deeper into the actual data, the situation might not be as alarming as it first appears.

Embracing failure:

It’s a gift that’s gaining ground as a highly valued learning tool, and one you can’t find in stores: the gift of failure.

Tips and Tricks to Teach Kids How to Save Money

Most kids don’t have a clue where money comes from and what its value is, let alone how to manage it.

Parent-Teacher Conference Tips

Parent-teacher conferences are quickly approaching, and you may be experiencing both excitement and—let’s be honest—a little bit of fear. Conferences often invoke fear and anxiety in kids. They think their parents and their teachers together at the same table can only equal trouble for them. The funny thing is, conferences often can invoke those same feelings in us adults.

At-Home Preschool

Let me encourage you with this simple truth: As a mom or dad, you already have been unofficially teaching preschool within the home.

Beat the Back-to-School Worries

While heading back to school can seem super exciting to us parents (hello, sanity!), the start of school often can bring a lot of anxiety, worry and stress for children—no matter their age.

Back to School: Expectations vs. Reality

Three weeks before the first day of school, you walk into the local super center with your brood in tow. Your children walk hand in hand from the parking lot to the store’s entry, giggling as they aid you in finding your school’s supply list.

Back to School Health Tips

Change is hard for many children, especially changing from a relaxed, slow-paced summer break back to structured classes with homework. While change is inevitable, parents have some strategies we can use to make the transition a little easier.

15 Genius Tips for Back-to-School Time

Discover some of the best tips, clever tricks and genius hacks for heading back to school.

Day Care vs. Preschool

If you have a 3- to 4-year-old, deciding to enroll her in a day care or preschool can be a difficult choice to make.
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