Let's face it. Chances are pretty good that your teenagers already have their own cell phone. It is convenient for parents to always be able to reach their kids, and it can be a lifesaver for kids who shuttle between mom and dad's house, so their friends and family can always … [Read more...] about Should your kids be allowed cell phones in school?
When it is time for a new year of school, there also is the added expense of new school supplies, book bags, lunch kits, notebooks, binders and just about everything else you could imagine. Here is how to save money on school supplies this year so you can put that extra money to … [Read more...] about Saving money on back to school supplies
If you cannot afford to send your child to private school, this kind of education is not necessarily out of the question. Most private schools offer special financial aid for students on a need-basis. Most schools offer financially challenged students aid to finance their private … [Read more...] about Is financial aid available for private school tuition?
The time has come to send your precious to preschool. And like any mother, only the best will do. But how can you choose the best? Get recommendations from mothers with slightly older preschoolers. What preschool does their child attend? Why did they choose that particular one? … [Read more...] about How to chose a preschool for your child
You should ideally begin the admissions process for private school as early as September of the preceding year. The best private schools are often highly competitive, so the earlier you express your interest, the better. Check into the guidelines for your school of choice. They … [Read more...] about When should you apply to private school?
Victims of bullies rarely will tell a parent or teacher about it until it escalates to a high level, or an adult catches the bullying in the act. If you suspect your child may be a bully's victim, here are some signs to watch for * upset stomach * faking illness * not wanting … [Read more...] about Signs your child may be bullied
Bullying can happen to any child in school. Bullying is when one child is using words or intimidation to exert power over another child. Examples of bullying include: * name calling * excluding someone from activities or groups * threatening * ignoring * stealing or damaging … [Read more...] about What exactly is bullying?
Bullies tend to bully because they want to feel power over someone else. But what is the root cause behind the bullying? Some feel insecure, and bullying makes them feel better about themselves, when they make someone else feel insecure. Some have a bad home life where they are … [Read more...] about Why do bullies bully?
Flashcards is a great way to teach your child new words, letters, numbers and even concepts (ie. up and down; big and small). They are illustrated with bright colorful pictures to capture a toddler's attention, and the fast pace of going through each card keeps the toddler's … [Read more...] about Using flash cards with your preschooler
Applying for a private school can be a nerve wracking experience for many parents, particularly if there are a high number of applicants with too few spaces, or even if you have never had any experience with private schools. To apply your child to private school, you will first … [Read more...] about How to apply to private school