Why do kids need routines?

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Kids need routines because when they have them it helps them lead a successful life. Routines bring order to the chaos which is everyone’s to-do list. They help you remain calm and accomplish tasks. Therefore, it is beneficial for parents to teach this life skill to their children. It is also beneficial to model the … Read moreWhy do kids need routines?

Parenting FAQ: How much homework is too much for a grade school child?

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The bottom line is grade school children are learning the basics and need to comprehend them in order to get a good education in middle and high school. Homework is necessary to allow the student to understand the lesson and gain confidence in their abilities. It is necessary for the teacher to know that their … Read moreParenting FAQ: How much homework is too much for a grade school child?

Back to School Readiness, Tips for a Successful Year

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It never fails, one minute it’s August 1st and the next you’re walking your kids to the bus stop on the first day of school. Every year I will say the same thing to myself, ‘I’m going to get ready early this year.’ I know I am not alone! So this year I’ve gathered some … Read moreBack to School Readiness, Tips for a Successful Year

Build Your Preschooler’s Vocabulary

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One of the many tasks of your preschooler is learning about the world around them. They observed, categorize things in their head, and ask plenty of questions. In order for them to do this successfully, they need the right words. So you will notice that your preschooler is building quite a vocabulary. This is where … Read moreBuild Your Preschooler’s Vocabulary

Useful Rules for Successful Parents: Getting Kids to Do Their Homework

Homework has several important purposes. It shows a teacher that a student has mastered the skills taught in class, or at least is able to practice the skills independently, it prepares the student for future lessons and it helps build life skills in the student like responsibility, time management and feelings of accomplishment or confidence. … Read moreUseful Rules for Successful Parents: Getting Kids to Do Their Homework

Tips to Keep Kids Learning Over the Summer

In your child’s mind, summer is all about having fun and getting a break from schoolwork. It is a time to relax, go on vacation with the family and enjoy warm weather activities instead of sitting in a classroom. But, successful parents know summer can – and should – be used to increase your child’s … Read moreTips to Keep Kids Learning Over the Summer

Questions to Ask Your Child’s Teacher

As our children move through different grades and get different teachers, different expectations are placed on them concerning homework. I think there are more philosophies on homework as their are on how humans came to be. That said, it is important to get on board with their current teacher’s philosophy in order for your child … Read moreQuestions to Ask Your Child’s Teacher

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