17
Mar

10 Foods Kids With ADHD Should Never Eat

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is a problem many children deal with every day. Although there is no cure for the disorder, there are things parents can do to mitigate some of the symptoms, including changing their diet.

14
Mar

How to Help Your Kid Cope With Academic Stress

Adults often think of childhood as being full of carefree days, but not all kids experience it this way. Academic stress can be a source of major problems for some children and completely debilitating for others.

08
Mar

Do Kids Get Too Much Homework These Days?

It used to be that kids didn’t have to start thinking about college until their junior year in high school. Nowadays, however, many students start mapping out what they will need to do in high school in order to get into their college of choice.

02
Mar

Whatever Happened to Recess?

The sounds of elementary school children playing at recess are hard to mistake for anything other than what they are; kids simply being kids. The laughter, yelling, running, jumping, flirting, and even the bloody noses and scraped knees incurred.

25
Feb

The Battle Over Common Care

In order to prepare students for beginning their desired career path, educational standards and guidelines have been developed and implemented at the government level. The Common Core State Standards details what students in grades kindergarten through 12th should know

22
Feb

What the Decrease in Vaccinations Means for Our Schools

The winter 2014 outbreak of measles in California has raised the age old question about children and vaccinations. Debates over mandatory vaccinations, whether they are safe or not, immunization requirements and the chances of actually catching a disease.

06
Feb

10 Daily Activities to Keep Your Child’s Brain Sharp

With summertime around the corner, what are parents supposed to do to keep their children’s brains from turning to mush?…

24
Sep

A Parent’s Guide To Surviving Middle School

Middle School can be one of the most daunting and challenging periods of development children and parents ever experience. What’s a modern parent to do? Veteran teacher Robert Walrond says parents have a huge impact on how children behave.

21
Sep

Does My Child Need a Tutor?

When your child feels overwhelmed by a specific subject in school, they can fall behind rather quickly. Sometimes they don't feel comfortable asking the teacher for help, and in many cases teachers themselves are so overwhelmed with the multitude of students they teach.

20
Aug

School Foods That Get an “F”

Croissant Breakfast Sandwiches Cereal Bars Deli Meat Chicken Nuggets Jellied Fruit Cups Pretzels