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I’m amazed at the things that my children are learning in school these days!  It seems they are learning advanced concepts several grades early than I did.  It also seems that I don’t remember the concepts as well as I did 25 years ago.  What do you do when your child needs help with his homework and you have no clue how to help him?  You search for homework help sites online.  Here are some help sites that we’ve used. (more…)

Art abounds on the internet.  Not only can you find great websites about different artistic styles, but you can learn about artists and explore different art mediums.  If you are a parent or a teacher, you can also find some great websites which detail art lessons.

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For those of you who don’t know, I’m a mommy blogger. I have my own personal blog called Everyday Baby Steps where I blog about the challenges of being a work-at-home mom along with my views on topics like women’s personal development, health, and parenting. I’ve recently started blogging more about beauty and fashion for moms, and while doing research for my blog, came across a great website I wanted to pass along to you. Yeah, you’ve probably heard of it. You’re young and cool, and I’m just a mom who used to be the one to tell college students what classes to take. But in case you don’t know it, I’d like to pass it along to you. (more…)

When I was in school back in the 1980’s, many people didn’t have home computers.  In fact, typing wasn’t even a mandatory course back then!  Because my mother was a secretary and felt that typing skills were important to have, I took typing.  I’m glad that I did!

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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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