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If you don’t consider yourself a particularly “crafty” person but want to ensure your children use their imaginations and are interested in the creative side of things, read on. There’s plenty of ways to encourage creativity in kids! Family Game Fun The next time the family gets together for a game, consider making up alternative …

When you incorporate a book into your lesson plans, you want your students to walk away with a deep understanding of the text. Knowing the character names and major plot points may be enough to help a student pass a multiple-choice exam, but grasping the theme is how your pupils can make real-world connections to …

Take a look inside your teen daughter’s backpack. Is it a disaster area? If so, help her organize her ‘pack and provide the following suggestions. She might resist at first, but she will appreciate your help once she sees the results! Planner Give your daughter a planner if she doesn’t have one. A planner is …

Trying to think of what to pack the kids for lunch is like trying to figure out what to plan for dinner: exhausting. Save yourself from this problem with the following lunchbox hacks. You will love them, and so will your kids. Freeze Peanut Butter Sandwiches Prepare and freeze a week’s worth of peanut butter …

Help your kiddies do their best in school by suggesting a few outstanding “hacks.” They help children improve their information retention abilities, ensure their hard work is saved, keep their brains stimulated, and more good stuff. Read on: Google Translate Help Suggest that after writing a paper, your kids copy and paste it into Google …

Limiting screentime is easy when you make a few “rules” about it. Your kids might not even realize they’re missing time away from the television and computer when you implement the following! Keep a list on your fridge for kids to use prior to watching favorite shows or playing internet games. Reading Encourage reading by …

Help your toddler develop speech skills by putting the following tips into practice. A silent home isn’t one that will help your little ‘un’s speech development, after all! Describe Everything Talk about everything with your toddler! (Well, maybe not everything, but you get the idea.) Explain what you’re doing, where you are, what’s around, and …

Welcome to Part Two of this series! Find more outstanding children’s book suggestions to add to your growing reading list. Instill a lifelong love of reading in your kids by sitting down with a classic story every night. Harold And The Purple Crayon A little boy named Harold explores worlds of his own making with …

Help your preschool or kindergarten-age child learn the alphabet by engaging the little ‘un in assorted letter activities. The internet is full of fantastic activity options that help each letter of the alphabet resonate with your kiddie. Take a look at a mere few of the many creative ideas available. Alphabet Animals Start a project …

It’s that time of year again where the leaves are falling, Christmas is fast approaching (we’re under 100 days away!), and children are well and truly settling into their new routine. With a new classroom, a new teacher and perhaps even a new group of friends, going back to school is exciting, as well as …

Separation anxiety is a common problem for little children, as they’re being placed in daycare, preschool, or kindergarten away from Mom and Dad. If separation anxiety is an issue with your child, review the following tips for relieving this anxiety and helping your youngling adjust to life without you, even if it is only a …

Do you look at some parents and wonder how they do it? You’re not the only one. Before putting yourself down over your parenting skills again, take a look at the habits of highly-effective parents and make adjustments as needed. Remember, everyone is doing the best they can, and there’s no one correct method for …

Is there such thing as too many organization ideas? Doubtful! The ‘back to school’ period is always a bit chaotic, and with that in mind enjoy a few more organization tips to help you survive this hectic time. The more you get everything organized now, the fewer problems you will have when school actually starts! …

Much like wondering what you are going to have for dinner, wondering what the heck to put in the kids’ lunchboxes gets old fast. Save yourself from agonizing over what healthy foods to pack and how to pack them by utilizing the following hacks. They will definitely help you sidestep “What on Earth am I …

Buying back-to-school clothes do not have to cost you a small fortune. Purchasing new clothes every single year gets tiring, especially if your kids are on the smaller side and outgrow things quickly. Use the following tips to make back-to-school clothes shopping easy…and much less expensive. Cull First Go through what you already have with …

Getting back into school mode is difficult for almost everybody, as school schedules are extremely different from their summer counterparts! Shake off the last few days of summer and start the school year off the right way via the following tips: Obtain The Right Supplies Your teachers will let you know what you need for …

Back-to-school shopping is more expensive than ever. However, there are plenty of little tips and tricks that help you avoid spending gobs of cash on pencils, erasers, notebooks, folders, etc. Check out a few of the best money-saving tips and make the school year a raging success: Take Inventory At Home Clean out the closets, …

It’s that time of year again: the kids are going back to school. Make certain the school year starts the right way by keeping the following tips in mind: Establish A Bedtime And Wake-Up Routine Have the kiddies been sleeping till noon all summer? Now is the perfect time to establish a new routine. Start …

Are you writing out the annual back-to-school shopping list? Many teachers ask parents to pitch in with school supplies, as it is a way to minimize out-of-pocket costs. A number of “surprising” items frequently appear on teacher-to-parent shopping lists, and with that in mind check out the following to make your supply runs easier: Cleaning …

Getting the kids ready for school in the morning does not have to be like something out of a horror movie. Ensuring the kiddies get out of bed, eat breakfast, brush their teeth, pack their backpacks, etc. goes much smoother when you keep the following tips in mind…and allows you to enjoy a nice rather …

The thought of back-to-school clothes shopping is one that sends chills down many parents’ spines. Rather than dreading clothes shopping this year and feeling super-stressed as it is happening, use the following tips to make the process easier on yourself. Your schedule and your wallet will thank you! Look Through The Closets Look through your …

The kiddies are going back to school soon, meaning it is once again time to pack lunches. Rather than agonizing over what to pack every darn day, review some fantastically-healthy options that contribute to diet variety. The following possibilities are healthy and yummy: Hard-Boiled Eggs With Zucchini Bread And Blueberries If your younglings are all …

Whether looking to keep your kids occupied and stimulated during summer or holiday breaks, it helps to have a few resources on hand. There’s plenty of craft books full of kid-friendly ideas, but some are far superior to others. Check out our picks for the top children’s craft books and never run out of innovative …

Think toddlers are too little to help around the house? Think again! There’s actually quite a few chores toddlers can easily manage on their own, which not only helps you, but also fosters a sense of responsibility and emphasizes the importance of tidiness. Check out a few of the many chores to give your toddlers …