Tuesday September 23rd 2014

‘Parenting’ Archives

Thanksgiving Harvest Party Ideas, Activities & Games

Thanksgiving Harvest Party Ideas, Activities & Games

Thanksgiving is such an amazing holiday.  It focuses to togetherness, being thankful, and feasting. There should be more holidays that focus on such positive things, instead of gifts or goodies.  Many schools have Thanksgiving parties or feasts or Harvest parties.  Whether you are coordinating a school class party or want a few ideas to do [...]

Halloween Safety Tips for Parents

Halloween Safety Tips for Parents

Second only to Christmas, the holiday that Kids look forward to the most is Halloween.  Picking out costumes, decorating Spooky places and eating candy corn.  Witches, ghosts and pumpkin-carving fun. To ensure your child has a Safe and Happy Halloween, here are a few Tips. Make sure Costumes are the proper length so that your [...]

Halloween and Fall Classroom Party Activities and Ideas

Halloween and Fall Classroom Party Activities and Ideas

Does your child have a Halloween or Fall Party coming up this month?  Are you a room parent or volunteer tasked with planning the party?  We have put together a group of great ideas to pull from that are sure to make your party a ton of fun for the kids. When planning a classroom party it is important to schedule time to eat and have a drink [...]

Are Your Child’s Eyes Keeping Her from Getting Good Grades?

Are Your Child’s Eyes Keeping Her from Getting Good Grades?

Many vision tests can be accurate, but often the results depend on more than eyesight From artificial organs to robotic surgery, modern medical science has vastly improved in the past few decades. Why then, despite all these technological advances, are most pediatricians and public schools still using vision tests developed 148 years [...]

Room Mom Survival Guide

Room Mom Survival Guide

Did you volunteer to be a Class Room Parent? Need great Room Mom Ideas and help with organizing all the parents in the class? We’ve found a great resource for you at VolunteerSpot.com. VolunteerSpot has published “The Room Mom Survival Guide,” a free eBook to help classroom parents and teachers achieve a successful school [...]

Four Fun Activities to Reinforce Money Concepts with Kindergarteners

Four Fun Activities to Reinforce Money Concepts with Kindergarteners

Sending your child off to kindergarten means they're growing up and becoming more independent.  It's an exciting time and the beginning of a wonderful journey where they'll be introduced to new concepts and experiences.  A great way to stay connected with what happens at school is to be on the lookout for ways to reinforce at home the [...]

Fantastic Fall Festival Carnival Game Ideas for Your School or Group

Fantastic Fall Festival Carnival Game Ideas for Your School or Group

Most schools and churches have Fall Festivals or Fairs once school gets underway.  In order for Festivals to be successful the School or Church must plan what activities, games, food, and entertainment to have.  For most schools, the Fall Festival can be one of the biggest fundraisers of the year for the PTA or other group putting it on. Try [...]

Teachable Money Moment for Kids

Teachable Money Moment for Kids

The best way to teach kids financial literacy is in the context of their everyday lives. Here's this month's teachable money moment: In celebration of our kids going back to school, this month's Teachable Money Moment is brought to you by Math Class 101: To show your child just how quickly things can add up, let's do a [...]

Natural Ice Creams with Bovine Growth Hormone

Natural Ice Creams with Bovine Growth Hormone

Here we go again ... just when you think you are making healthy choices another shoe drops! Our family has been buying Breyers ice cream for some time now, thinking that it was "all natural" as they state on the packaging.  How wrong we were.  Apparently many of the big ice cream makers in the U.S., specifically Haagen Dazs, Breyers and [...]

Early Puberty: Another Result of the Child Obesity Epidemic?

Early Puberty: Another Result of the Child Obesity Epidemic?

A new study from the journal Pediatrics finds that girls are beginning to develop breasts at the early age of 7 or 8. These results support the findings of a 1997 study that noted puberty beginning in girls at the age of 7 or 8. But why are our children starting puberty so much earlier? Evidence indicates that the increasing rates of obesity [...]

 Page 2 of 16 « 1  2  3  4  5 » ...  Last »