Education

Find information on schooling concerns and decisions and learning development information. Get ideas on how to teach and instill a love of reading and find great book lists for whatever stage of reader your child is at (even baby board books!).

How to Balance Academics with Relaxation in Summer

How to Balance Academics with Relaxation in Summer. Have summer fun but also take time to stay up on academic skills to avoid summer setback.  Summer is a great time… View Post

How To Make Glitter Slime That Isn’t Sticky

How To Make Glitter Slime That Isn’t Sticky. This is great for birthday parties, class activities, or sensory learning activities.  We have been making slime for years. My kids have… View Post

20 Quintessential Books for 6-8 Year Olds

Books for 6-8 year olds. Books for elementary age children. If your child is six to eight years old, you probably find him/her waffling between picture books and chapter books.… View Post

The Babywise Mom Nap Guide: How to establish successful naps from birth through the preschool years

The Babywise Mom Nap Guide: How to establish successful naps from birth through the preschool years. Of all of the questions I get on my Babywise Mom blog, the topic… View Post

14 Things Your Child Needs to Know Before Kindergarten

When your child approaches Kindergarten, it is a moment of self-reflection. About six months from the time my child is due to enter Kindergarten, I really sit back and evaluate…what… View Post

How To Help Your Child Have a Great School Year

How To Help Your Child Have a Great  School Year. Eight ways to help your child succeed this school year.     “The novelty has worn off, mom.” My seventh grader… View Post

When to Keep Sick Kids Home and When to Send them To School

School is back in full swing! If your house is anything like mine, you probably have a child who has already come home with a sickness. Fortunately for us, it… View Post