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Education
|Children & Parents,School Choices15 January 2021 (updated)

Pod, Co-op, Hybrid, Virtual? Your 2020 School Adventure

From pandemic pods, to school co-ops, virtual school, and more, read on to learn about different options for the 2020 school year.

Laura Kraus
Laura Kraus
Education
|Children & Parents,School Choices15 January 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
Nina Simone
Kid Food
|Food & Recipes22 October 2020 (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
Sarah Lopez
Reading
|Children & Parents,Reading09 October 2020 (updated)

Reading to Children: 6 Reasons Why Kids Benefit From Reading Aloud

Learn here how reading aloud to children positively influences them. Plus, find some great tips to find empowering children's books for your family.

Elizabeth Johnson
Elizabeth Johnson
Education
|Holidays,School Choices08 October 2020 (updated)

Ideas for National Teacher's Day

Teachers are unsung heroes! And you can show them how much you appreciate their work with this ideas for National Teacher's Day!

Elizabeth Johnson
Elizabeth Johnson
Education
|Children & Parents,School Choices08 October 2020 (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
Amelia Peck
Education
|Children & Parents,School Choices08 October 2020 (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
Amanda Williams
Education
|Children & Parents,School Choices08 October 2020 (updated)

Solutions Journalism: News for Families

Looking for helpful ways to talk about current events with your kids? Solutions Journalism offers a powerful and helpful resource for families.

Nina Simone
Nina Simone
Education
|Children & Parents,School Choices08 October 2020 (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
Nina Simone
Parenting
|Children & Parents08 October 2020 (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
Nina Simone
Education
|Group Stories,Our School Story05 October 2020 (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,Our School Story05 October 2020 (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