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Does My Child Need a Tutor?

Against this competitive and comparative backdrop, a tutoring craze has exploded, not just nationally, but internationally. Homework help. Test prep help. Help with individual school subjects. Studies show that children as young as age 3 are being introduced to tutors, fueled by the idea that one can never start learning too early.

Raising a Lefty in Our Right-Handed World

If you are raising a left-handed child, you are probably thankful that he or she is growing up in the 21st century, a time when left-handedness is usually accepted and sometimes thought to be superior!

Importance of Arts Education

Because programs such as Common Core encourage schools to focus their curricula on subjects like reading and math, many parents and experts are debating the value of art education.

Create a Homework Station

Homework: kids dread it, and if the parents are honest, they do as well. From a kid’s saying at bedtime “Oh yeah, I have homework due tomorrow” to the crying that comes with difficult assignments, it is no wonder homework can be considered a dirty word.

7 Ways to Constructively Use Carpool Time

It’s back-to-school time, and for some moms, that means sitting in the car rider line waiting for their child to come out. That time doesn’t have to be wasted.

Get a Smart Start

It’s easy and largely expected for teachers to lay out goals for their students at the beginning of a school year. But equally important is students’ setting goals for themselves.

5 Tips for a Fantastic First Day

Simple ways to make the most of the first day back to school!

Fun Once the Bell Rings

After school activities are an essential and fun way to round out your child’s overall educational experience. Integrate both structured and DIY activities that complement your child’s disposition, age and interests.

Your Stressless Back-To-School Planner

A few years ago I took my two young children back-to-school shopping just a week before the big day. We had a mile-long list of supplies and clothing to buy and three stores to hit.

Make the Most of 2,700 Seconds

With the first day of school right around the corner, it’s more important than ever to make the most of our 2,700 seconds (that’s 45 minutes to those of us who are math challenged) in the mornings!
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