Archive for 'Education'

School Readiness

School Readiness

 What every preschooler needs to know now, for school in the fall. School Readiness Starting formal education is a big transition for children and preparing them now is only going to help them succeed when they [...]

Prepping Pre-schoolers for Formal Education

Prepping Pre-schoolers for Formal Education

How to prepare your preschool child for their formal education. Preparing Pre-Schoolers Is your preschoolers planning to attend kindergarten in the fall? You might be thinking it’s time to learn the ABC’s and numbers.  But really, [...]

Why Active Children Do Better in School

Why Active Children Do Better in School

There’s a lot of concern about how sedentary our children’s lives are becoming. So how much exercise do they need in order to be healthy? According to some studies, one out of three American children are [...]

Food and Education

Food and Education

How eating the right stuff can help kids learn better. Food and  Education Some times the simplest things can help our children succeed in school. For example a good eight or ten hours of solid sleep [...]

Learning to Budget

Learning to Budget

Teaching kids to budget their allowances, learning to save and spend. Learning to Budget When it comes to learning life skills, it’s important to help teach kids about budgeting.  Whether they get their money from an [...]

Initiating Homework

Initiating Homework

 Some ideas on how to jump-start kids to do their homework. Initiating Homework When it comes to all the things that kids have to learn at school, well, there just doesn’t seem to be enough hours [...]

Trouble Signs in the Primary Grades

Trouble Signs in the Primary Grades

Some of the signs that your early grader is having trouble learning. Trouble Signs in Primary Grades Do you think your young child is struggling in school?  Maybe your child is slow to warm up to [...]

Hidden Signs That Your Child is Being Bullied

Hidden Signs That Your Child is Being Bullied

Whether a child is the victim of name calling or physical abuse, bullying is devastating to a child’s sense of self worth. Is your child the victim of bullying? Sometimes the signs are hard to spot, [...]

Kindergarten & Reading

Kindergarten & Reading

A look at what kids begin to learn when they’re in kindergarten. Kindergarten & Reading Once children enter kindergarten, many kids begin to learn to read.  Granted it won’t be War and Peace, but they will [...]

Children’s Fitness Linked to Good Grades

Children’s Fitness Linked to Good Grades

Middle school children who are fit have better grades than unfit children according to research out of Michigan State University. The researchers studied the link between how children  scored on standardized tests and the grades on [...]