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Common Benefits of Online Learning You Should Consider Today

If you have a child who is looking to get a college education soon, whether they’ve recently completed high school studies or have been in the workforce for a while and now want to pursue an advanced degree, you...

Improving Parents’ Relationships with their Child’s School Counselor

When most parents think about school counselors, they assume that the counselor’s primary job is to help students select classes and build their schedules. Some might work with a counselor when a student is having trouble, academic or otherwise,...

When Children Lose Belongings at School

What do you do when every day your child comes home from school without one or two of their belongings? One day it is their lunch box, the next day it’s their jacket or the shoes for PE. Is...

The Pros and Cons of Living on Campus

Living on campus has been a part of mainstream American culture for years. You’ve seen it happen in countless movies: the child moves off to college and, as a freshman, finds a place on campus, usually in the dorms....

The Problem with School Curriculum

The world of 2012 is far different from the world of 1870. Yet while technology, culture, art, and media have utterly transformed the culture of America during those intervening years, the American education system has remained disappointingly stagnant. Having...

Teaching Children about Politics

Children are curious about the world, and it seems no matter how much information that you give them they are continuously seeking more. Political views are typically something that children at least initially pick up from their parents. Regardless...

Taking Responsibility for Your Childs Grades

A group called the National Coalition for Accountable Parenting is focused on encouraging a national discussion about the roles that parents take when it comes to their children’s grades. It goes one step further to call for an action...

Starting Middle School

Starting Middle School is a pivotal event in your child’s life. Coming from elementary school where there was still a party forever-frivolous holiday can make Middle School feel like the Ice Age for kids. Most children have to accustom...

Should Teachers Fail Students – Our Conclusion is That They Should

This is a question that pokes at the heart of our personal philosophies about the world of education: should students be relentlessly encouraged to avoid a hit to their self-esteem, or should they be expected to live up to...

Should Students Be Required to Do Homework over the Holidays

Gone are the days when kids could enjoy holiday breaks homework-free. Sadly, the trend seems to be that students are getting assignments that they must complete during their time away from school. Whether it’s a complicated science project, or...

Pick Up Your Fork – Supper Time Battles with Your Children

What is one word that can make the best parent in the world feel a burst of nervous energy? Mealtime! Ask any parent who dreamed of having family dinners filled with endless and meaningful conversations with their children about mealtime and you are assured to ruffle a few nerves....

Setting Up a Baby’s Room – Beds, Dressers and Decorating

One of the most exciting things about having a baby is deciding how you will decorate the nursery. You spend hours researching what a fully-stocked nursery should contain, register for the items, and wait until your surprise baby shower to get all the goodies you wanted. Setting up shop...

Is Today’’s Array of Parenting Advice Hurting Our Children

Everywhere you turn, it is impossible to get away from the latest and greatest in parenting advice. Turn on the television and there are ‘professional'’ TV shrinks analyzing how parents discipline and telling them what they should or shouldn'’t do. In cases of bullying, or teenage behavior problems there...

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