Saturday, December 16, 2017
Pregnancy is an ideal time to adopt a green lifestyle. Having a baby creates a natural change. By necessity, you’re getting rid of things to make room for baby, and bringing new items into your home. Prepare your home...
Today’s middle school students are receiving more homework, which means  they need more than ever to develop and hone their organization and time management skills. The best way to support homework efforts is to help children design a framework...
Reading can unlock the keys to a world of information.  Parents are teachers, both by example and by conversation.  Give children opportunities to play, to talk and to hear you talk to them.  Listen to what they have to...
I overheard my 12-year old son exclaim to a friend that he “just wished everyone in school would disappear!”  My initial response as the parent of a mild-tempered pre-teen boy was a chuckle of general understanding.  However, my post...
While the term "eating for two" is a bit of an exaggeration, nutrient and calorie needs do increase considerably during pregnancy and while a new mother is breastfeeding. Particularly important are nutrients such as protein, calcium, iron and B...
Let's consider specific guidelines to help you communicate effectively with your child's teacher. Practice these guidelines, and your child will reap the benefits. Guideline 1: Identify the purpose for the conference. Is it to become acquainted? Is it to alleviate your concerns...