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As the kids get older, begin asking them their opinions about the stories they are reading. Have them predict what will happen next and what they believe motivated the author to write the story. Read more

Parenting

We all remember homework. Some of us spent time in our rooms reading through pages, then couldn’t remember what was important enough to be on a test. Or, we worried about what the word “study” meant and panicked. Read more

Parenting

Of all the many skills kids need in school, the most important ones can be hard to pick out. Read more

Parenting

Your child doesn’t understand his algebra homework, but you do. What do you do? Read more

Parenting

When parents understand their children’s learning styles, they can help their youngsters find study methods, environments and activities that help them learn best. Read more

Parenting

Here is a guide to highlight some of the major things you and your high school student should be doing each year to prepare for college and nail the admissions process. Read more

Parenting

Raising children with an appreciation for other cultures and curiosity about the world is quite easy. You just have to be purposeful in your choices and integrate diversity into your daily life. Here are some ways you can help your children... Read more

Parenting

The benefits of childhood music lessons are many. Read more

Parenting

Remember the thrill of riding a bike for the first time or walking to school on the first day? Give your kids that feeling of joy and independence—a sense of adventure—that doesn’t fade. Read more

Parenting

With some advance effort, you and your child can be ready for the school year without breaking the bank. Read more

Parenting

The day is coming without a doubt. Before you want it to, summer sleep-ins end, the swimming pool closes, day trips to the zoo conclude. Suddenly, you are left with tears on your face, falling into your coffee cup. Your baby is in school—ma... Read more

KC Baby Magazine

What can you really do to make the school transition easier for your family? Read more

Parenting

Do your kids have homework? How do you feel about it in regards to managing other activities? Read more

Parenting

As families prepare their students for the school season, educators weigh in on best practices for managing the transition back to school. Read more

KC Baby Magazine

So how do you know whether your child is doing too much? Here are five signs that it's time to cut back on after-school activities. Read more

Parenting

E-books hit the market years ago, making some folks worry print books would become extinct. Read more

Parenting

Try one or more of these comprehension strategies or practices while reading WITH or TO your child at home. Read more

Parenting

Here are some things to consider when choosing a preschool for your child. Read more

Parenting

As children grow and learn, parents want to make sure their youngsters receive every advantage available to them. This includes opportunities that may identify a child as a gifted learner. Read more

Parenting

Technology literacy is a necessary skill for our 21st century learners. They must be able to work independently and with others to utilize technology to their advantage, to follow their passions and meet their future needs. Coding is one es... Read more

Parenting