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Toddlers are full of energy!  The question for most parents is how to channel all that energy into some sort of meaningful activity without squashing their child’s enthusiasm.  (more…)

August will soon be upon us.  By this time, you may be looking for some educational programs to help your student brush up on his or her studies.  I’ve found some great online programs that should help your child refine his or her skills and prepare for the upcoming school year.

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During the summer months, it’s difficult to motivate most children to do any activities which are even remotely educational.  It is important, however, to  make sure that your children continue to practice their reading skills over the summer.

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This week, many schools have spring break.  If your kids are like mine, they are looking forward to the break from school.  If you are like me, you are already making mental notes of activities to keep them busy! (more…)

As a college student, it’s likely that one of the activities you spend the most time doing is reading. You’re given regular reading assignments by your instructors, sometimes of up to a hundred or more pages. Do you ever feel overwhelmed or that you’re just not getting it all? If so, you may need to work on developing some strategies to improve reading comprehension and to break down your larger reading assignments. Good reading comprehension is particularly important in today’s world of online classes. Here are some tips that may help. (more…)

Some children pick up on the concept of reading very quickly.  Other students struggle to learn to read.  Reading problems can create problems in other classes where children might need to read textbooks to gather information; this can actually impede their educational progress.  Reading problems can also affect a child’s self esteem.

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Dear “And You Will Have Kids”,

My children are starting their winter break.  They’ll be off of school for 2 weeks! I’ve no idea how to keep them busy and out of trouble.  HELP!

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