7 Tips for When Your Child Stays Home Alone
August 18, 2016 – 6:34 am | No Comment

Ways to Keep Your Child Safe When Home Alone
As parents, we never want to leave our children home alone, but sometimes it is unavoidable.  Here are a few basics to keep in mind when your child …

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Is Virtual Education Right for Your Kids?
August 26, 2016 – 6:34 am | No Comment

Is Virtual Education Right for Your Kids

How to Determine if Virtual Education is the Right Choice for Your Kids

Parents have never had more options for educating their children than they do right now. There is a certain amount of relief knowing that you have the ability to select a school that is tailored to your students’ specific needs, but with so many options, how can you be certain you are making the right choice? Virtual education is growing in popularity. Parents with kids who are academically advanced, high performers in sports, arts other areas, or those who are shy, or experience difficulty leaving the house due to medical challenges could be good candidates for virtual education. Virtual education allows students to learn online, regardless of their special circumstances, through classes taught by highly qualified and innovative teachers. This differs from homeschooling because parents are not responsible for purchasing curriculum and teaching lessons. Everything is done online through the virtual school.

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Units of Concern: Taking Ownership of Your Kids’ Responsibilities
August 24, 2016 – 6:31 pm | No Comment
Units of Concern: Taking Ownership of Your Kids’ Responsibilities

Minimize Units of Concern by Allowing Kids to Take Ownership of Their Responsibilities
 
Have you ever noticed that when you want your kids (or spouse or anyone, for that matter) to get something done,  that the …

Kid Friendly Recipes: Easy Chicken Tacos
August 21, 2016 – 8:27 am | One Comment
Kid Friendly Recipes: Easy Chicken Tacos

Kid Friendly Chicken Tacos
Kids love these chicken tacos, and adults enjoy its Tex-Mex flavors and ease of preparation. The spicing is mild to appeal to young palates, but the heat is easily bumped up with …

Ways to Get Kids to Help with Chores
August 20, 2016 – 7:21 am | No Comment
Ways to Get Kids to Help with Chores

How to Motivate Kids to Help with Chores

Expecting kids to never complain about helping out around the house is probably unrealistic. After all, adults experience days when lying in bed and watching television or reading …

How to Keep Your Sanity When It’s Back-to-School Time
August 19, 2016 – 9:12 am | No Comment
How to Keep Your Sanity When It’s Back-to-School Time

5 Tips for Mom’s Back-to-School Sanity
1.  Heal self-defeating thoughts: “I stunk at math and my kids will stink too!” This was my greatest self-sabotaging thought as a Mom, and I had to heal! As Moms …

Tips for Students with Disabilities Who Are Heading to College
August 18, 2016 – 4:29 pm | No Comment
Tips for Students with Disabilities Who Are Heading to College

How Students with Disabilities Can Transition to College Seamlessly
Back to school time is just around the corner, which means that it is the perfect time to start preparing for what’s ahead!

7 Tips for When Your Child Stays Home Alone
August 18, 2016 – 6:34 am | No Comment
7 Tips for When Your Child Stays Home Alone

Ways to Keep Your Child Safe When Home Alone
As parents, we never want to leave our children home alone, but sometimes it is unavoidable.  Here are a few basics to keep in mind when your child …

How to Make Your College Essay Stand Out From the Crowd
August 17, 2016 – 12:22 pm | No Comment
How to Make Your College Essay Stand Out From the Crowd

Top 5 Tips for a Successful Stand Out College Essay
It’s not too soon to start thinking about the college essay. With the SAT board announcing swift changes to the SAT’s and college essays earlier in …

5 Easy Ways to Maintain Your Car
August 15, 2016 – 6:19 am | No Comment
5 Easy Ways to Maintain Your Car

Tips to Keep Your Car in Tip-Top Shape
 
by Brandon Miller
It’s August and that means back-to-school time is here. Carpooling, bringing your kids to school every day and running around town to extracurricular activities like football …

5 Tips for Putting a Little Zen into Back to School
August 10, 2016 – 1:17 pm | No Comment
5 Tips for Putting a Little Zen into Back to School

Back to School Zen
Back to School can be a stressful time of year for parents, kids, and families across the country. The transition from a relaxing or busy summer, the pressures of a new school …

Back-to-School Plan for your Tween
August 5, 2016 – 11:05 am | No Comment
Back-to-School Plan for your Tween

Yikes! Summer is Almost Over! Here are some tips for a Back-to-School Plan for Your Tween

 
Returning to school need not be stressful. I’ve developed an easy back to school plan for you and your tween. …