8 Tips for Keeping Your Child Safe While Home Alone

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Every new school year brings a whole new list of worries, concerns and decisions for working parents. The biggest being, do I leave my child home alone? Unfortunately, this is not a question that can be answered by anyone but you. Take into consideration that each and every child is different, even if they are… Read more »

7 Tips for a Better School Year

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Depending on where you live, your kids are either about to go back to school or have already returned. Though the beginning of each school year can bring with it a huge tornado of chaos, it usually doesn’t take long for us to settle back into the school year routine. The only thing is that… Read more »

Happy New Year!

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It’s hard to believe that a new school year is actually upon us. I feel like the summer was lost in a cloud of work and chores and short of glorious but fleeting moments here and there I didn’t get to enjoy it as much as I should have. But such is life. Summer is… Read more »

How to Help Your Child Ace The Tests

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I got a newsletter in my inbox this morning from our friends at Positive Parenting Solutions. They always have great advice and tips so I wanted to share this great ‘back to school’ helper! Hope you find useful! By the age of 5, most children in America will take some kind of intelligence test! Whether… Read more »

Tips on School Supply Shopping

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Where did the summer go? How can it be that just yesterday we were saying goodbye to our school friends and starting off on yet another summer vacation. Yet now it seems a big imaginary clock is hanging over my house with a loud booming ticking noise to remind us all that a new school… Read more »

Single Gender Schools

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It seems everywhere I turn lately I’m seeing more and more stories about the growing trend (or growing lack of depending on what article or blog post your reading) of single sex schools. Not super expensive prep schools, but public charter schools for only boys and only girls. Arguments for and against these schools make… Read more »

Back-to-School Comment Contest

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It’s back to school time and all this week we will be talking about how to prepare the kids, go school supply shopping, and other fun tips! What a perfect time to win an Amazon gift card! Leave your input and have a chance to win! We are really loving all of your great input… Read more »

Why One Mom Hates Back to School Night

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Meghan believes Back to School Night is the best chance for parents to meet their kids’ teachers. At MomLogic, Kate Meyers thinks otherwise. “The only thing I dread more than back-to-school night is the idea of going on a Disney cruise. Both promise claustrophobia and inane conversation. Give me dental work over those two any… Read more »