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Education
|Children & Parents,Group Tips,School Choices20 October 2021 (updated)

Should My Child Be in a Micro School?

A micro school, a small educational environment with a trained instructor, may be the best option for your child this fall.

Nina Simone
Education
|Children & Parents,School Choices20 October 2021 (updated)

Why Mo Willems and His Lunch Doodles Are Just What Quarantine Needed

During a time of COVID-19 confusion and quarantine, Mo Willems has risen to the occasion, giving our kids a daily dose of joy and doodles.

Nina Simone
Education
|Editor's Pick,Health & Fitness,School Choices19 October 2021 (updated)

30+ Back-to-School Tips for a Great Year 2021

The COVID pandemic means school will look a little different this year, but the following 32 tips will help your family be ready to go back to school.

Elizabeth Johnson
Kid Food
|Editor's Pick,Food & Recipes30 September 2021 (updated)

Healthy Lunch Ideas: Pack a Delicious Lunchbox in Style

Looking for some healthy lunch ideas that you can pack for school? Check out some of our yummy ideas and tips for packing a lunch your kids will love!

Sarah Lopez
Education
|Children & Parents,School Choices20 August 2021 (updated)

School Uniforms: Restoring Sanity or Restricting Freedom?

Do school uniforms help students save time and money, or do they resist self-expression? Read on to learn more about the pros and cons of school uniforms.

Amanda Williams
Parenting
|Children & Parents,School Choices10 August 2021 (updated)

10 Tips for Making School Mornings Run Smoothly

School mornings don't have to be so hard! Here are some rules to help shape how you think about school mornings (and free you to be gracious with yourself).

Nina Simone
Education
|Children & Parents,Must Read,School Choices30 July 2021 (updated)

7 Back-to-School Tips for Children With Special Needs

Back to school as a parent of a child with special needs can be a lot! Here are 7 tips to start the school year off on a strong note!

Amelia Peck
Education
|Children & Parents,School Choices11 June 2021 (updated)

Classical Education: Forming the Character and the Mind

Have you considered a classical education? Read on about this system that celebrates the liberal arts and character formation.

Nina Simone
Education
|Group Stories,Lifestyle,Our School Story08 March 2021 (updated)

Our School Story: The Copley Family

After their school system started the year virtually, the Copley family in Atlanta, GA got together with friends and neighbors to learn in a pandemic pod.

Laura Kraus
Laura Kraus
Education
|Group Stories,Lifestyle,Our School Story08 March 2021 (updated)

Our School Story: The Robertson Family

Amidst much uncertainty this school year, the Robertson family in Los Angeles set up a micro school for their kindergartener. Read on for their story!

Laura Kraus
Laura Kraus
Education
|Group Stories,Lifestyle,Our School Story08 March 2021 (updated)

Our School Story: The Reid Family Homeschool

As the 2020 school year has begun, the Reid family has started a new homeschool adventure. Read on to learn all about their school story.

Laura Kraus
Laura Kraus
Education
|Children & Parents,School Choices08 March 2021 (updated)

5 Tips for Parents to Connect With Your Kid's School

And we’re off! Here are some important steps parents can take to connect with your kid's school and ensure it’s a successful (read: less stressful) year

Nina Simone