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I’m working with Microsoft Canada to celebrate World Teachers Day. Nominate a great teacher in your life with the nomination form below. And shout it online with #BecauseYouTeach!
When is it okay for kids to walk to school alone? When they’re old enough. The problem is that age varies from parent to government.
What time should your kids go to bed? This handy bed time chart for kids created by a Wisconsin school will get them the most sleep for every age.
I could hardly be considered a dad blogger if I didn’t do a post for the first day of school.
From Steve Jobs to Bono, Tom Hanks to Oprah, here are 15 of the best graduation speeches filled with advice for everyone.
How do you explain transgender people to your kids? Honestly and with age appropriate language of love and tolerance. It’s not hard.
We are raising digital natives, but our kids need to still learn and respect the power of analog. You can’t understand the answers you’re given if you don’t know how they were found.
Fall is a busy time of year to do some back to school shopping, but after a hectic summer of keeping active, I need to do some shopping for ME too 🙂
One of the most important things to do each year with your kids is have eye exams. Back to school time is a perfect reminder to get it done. It’s fast, easy, and free.
Back to school shopping season is here and I’ve found a great way to avoid the hassle while keeping your kids’ school skills up to snuff.
This hasn’t been the perfect summer vacation for my sons. They’ve been all over the city exploring different day camps, but after 7 weeks they just want to sleep in.
I set a simple reading challenge for my kids: read a book, do a book report, get paid. It’s my simple way to stop summer slide this year.
My kids still can’t tie their own shoes. In the sake of morning routine efficiency, we either do it for them or default to velcro. Does that make me a terrible parent?
The first time your child comes home from school and tells you they had a lockdown drill is a blast of reality you’re not prepared for you. But it’s a different time, and it’s the same drill you did as kids.
You can help your kids keep their school skills up all summer long by practicing these active learning techniques. From building LEGO to gardening, it’s practice that makes perfect.
The only thing kids produce more than poop as a toddler is art at school age. You’ll be emotionally attached to all of it. So now what are you going to do with all that kids art?