Back to School

Can you believe it’s time for our children to go back to school?  The summer has gone by quickly.  It was fun while it lasted.  Time to get back on the school schedule, which can be an adjustment at first.  Hopefully, we’re getting an early start so the first week won’t be such a challenge. […]

Have you noticed more composition books, pencils and crayons in the front of stores lately? All those school supplies should be making you feel some kind of way, because the start of the 2014-15 school year is than a month away for most school districts. To make sure you’re on top of it, we’ve listed […]

If you have a high school senior this year like I do, then you know we have some work to do.  Do they want to go to college? If so, where do they want to attend school? How much will it cost? Is financial aid available?  They need to take the ACT or SAT if […]

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  “Family if you are like me, ending your child off to college for the first time, you know that this process can be stressful because you are finding out so much about the process that maybe you just never knew…well here is the college checklist I used to prepare my son as I ship […]

The first day of school can be an exciting, stressful and chaotic. Making check lists helps alleviate stress by helping to make you and your students are prepared. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends you taking the following steps before the first day of school: Make sure your child is registered for school. Be certain […]

It seems like only yesterday kids were running out of school to begin summer break. Now, our thoughts are turning towards preparing them for the new school year. Already, stores are trying to entice parents with their back to school offers on anything from clothing to stationary. The following tips will allow kids and parents […]

Beginning preschool is exciting for some children and for others, it is an anxiety-filled and stressful event that they have no desire to do whatsoever. One of the biggest differences between the excited child and the one that fears this day is how prepared he or she feels about the event prior to its arrival. […]

In addition to studying and working hard in school, being organized is just as important in order to be successful. Not only is it a good trait to learn now, it will be a valuable asset in adulthood as well, when entering the workforce. With hectic schedules, changing classes and needing different materials for each […]

It’s well-known that the way you perform on a test does not necessarily reflect your intelligence or aptitude. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem like the mainstream educational system is likely to change their testing habit any time soon. So even though you may not agree with the philosophy of test taking, you’ll still need to do […]

If your child is scared of school, there must be a reason. “Scared of school” is the same concept as feeling fear, and in order to feel fear, there must be a threat of some kind that is affecting your child’s perception of the school environment. There are many reasons why your child may feel […]

Whether you are a student looking for ways to ensure that homework gets done as quickly and as smoothly as possible, or an adult wanting to encourage your children to complete their homework as accurately as possible, there are a number of ways that you can maintain good homework habits. Get to it as soon […]