Science projects are a great way to get involved in your child’s learning. School teaches your children the basics, but it is up to you to show them how what they learn is relevant to their lives. The following projects are fun and easy to do at home. Lightning Between Your Teeth Teach your kids […]
Under the Education category you will find information that relates to educating our children - and ourselves. Ways to help them deal with transitioning from elementary to middle, or middle to high school. Working with your child's teachers to develop an IEP that works for your child and much more!
Although a father and son relationship should be based on love and respect, a child learns to be an adult mostly through the paternal figure in the household. Here are five useful teaching tips for fathers as their sons embark on that confusing and challenging journey known as adolescence. Driving Nothing is more exhilarating to […]
I absolutely LOVE IT when I come across articles – written by other moms – that agree with something that I have written concerning ADD or ADHD. If you have a child who is unique in their learning styles, then you know that doing homework is going to come with challenges as well. A great […]
The solution to the problem of cyberbullying may be even more elusive than the solution to bullying in general. No parent wants his or her child to be subjected to torment, but the rapid adoption of smartphones, social networking and the necessity of an online presence for even adolescents make protecting children exceedingly difficult. In […]
For our readers who live in the Mechanicsville, VA area, the Atlee Station Family YMCA is holding its annual Bright Beginnings event on Thursday, August 1, 2013. Atlee Station Family YMCA on Facebook If you have registered to participate in the program, you need to have your child at the Atlee Station Family YMCA at […]
Most children dread the beginning of a new school year. However, this is especially true for those who will be entering middle school for the first time. It can be pretty scary when you have to go to a new school where you will be younger than many of the other students. Nevertheless, there are […]
I suppose I am like any other mother out there – I think that my children are exceptional, they are smart, witty, funny, unique creatures that I am blessed to have in my life. I want nothing but the best for them. I want them to get a good education, to be able to find […]
Remembering Elric Childress, a victim of childhood cancer, during September. His body may be gone, but his spirit lives on in each of us whose lives he touched with his smile.
The Metro Richmond Zoo is a must-see attraction if you visit our city. A local favorite for school field trips, this was our experience with my youngest.
I subscribe to a lot of newsletters – a LOT – almost 200 per day. While I do not get to read all of them every day – I do take time on the weekends, early in the morning over a cup of coffee, or late at night after everyone has gone to sleep. It […]