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What to Do When Your Child Skips Class

What to Do When Your Child Skips Class

If your child is skipping classes, you’ll want to understand why this behavior is happening is the first place.  Skipping Class So you got a call from your child’s high school informing you that she’s been [...]

How Parents Can Get Involved in School

How Parents Can Get Involved in School

Why getting involved with your child’s school is so important. Parents in the Classroom From fundraisers, to assisting in the classroom, to joining the school parenting committees, there are a lot of ways for parents to [...]

The Role of Dads in Children’s Education

The Role of Dads in Children’s Education

The important role fathers have in their children’s education. Dads and Education There’s a lot of research that shows children who have dads who care and get involved with their education do better in school. But [...]

Kids Exposed to Second Hand Smoke Miss More School

Kids Exposed to Second Hand Smoke Miss More School

Children who live in households where one or more parents smoke miss more school days than children who live in smoke-free households. The US study found that in homes with one smoker, children aged 6 to [...]

Students and Major School Projects

Students and Major School Projects

How to help your child get a handle on those major projects and term papers. School Projects It’s at this time of year, when term papers and projects are coming due, that many students panic. As [...]

Preparing Your Child for School

Preparing Your Child for School

How to get your preschooler prepared for school in the fall. Preparing for School Is your pre-school child starting school this coming fall? Getting kids school ready now, is only going to make the transition easier [...]

Sleep and School Anxiety

Sleep and School Anxiety

How school can affect a young student’s sleep habits. Sleep and School Anxiety I remember when my kids first entered school they had a hard time falling a sleep on their own and seemed to need [...]

Walking to School Safely

Walking to School Safely

One of the most difficult things for many parents is allowing their children to walk to school on their own. However with a few rules and a lot of common sense, walking to school can be [...]

Parenting a Child with a Learning Disability

Parenting a Child with a Learning Disability

If you suspect that your child has a learning disability, you’re not alone. It’s been estimated that about 15% of children have them, effecting how they feel about themselves and their education. We’re learning more and [...]

Children who were Breastfed Score Higher on Cognitive Tests

Children who were Breastfed Score Higher on Cognitive Tests

Children who were breastfed appear to score higher on tests measuring their vocabulary and reasoning skills, according to a study out of the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex, England. Researchers [...]