The most important back to school item each year is a backpack. I can tell you, categorically, you get what you pay for. Here’s a back to school backpack buying guide to help you get what you need.
Who do you tip at Christmas? Everyone, it seems. But there is particular angst over tipping teachers at Christmas. Why? Giving a Christmas gift to teachers isn’t a decision you should struggle with, it should be a no brainer.
If you don’t want your kids to experience ‘the summer slide’ while on vacation from school, grab some Summer Bridge Books. The workbooks offer a few pages of math, literacy, language and more each day. It’s nothing difficult, just enough to keep them in focus. CLICK THE IMAGE FOR THE STORY
As a parent, I don’t fully understand Minecraft. But I know that kids love it, parent friends love it, and schools love Minecraft. It’s a great gateway to get kids excited about hacking culture, and being masters of computers to create what they want. CLICK THE PICTURE FOR THE STORY.
The first week of back-to-school was easy. The second one? Well, it turned out to be like the second week of a diet – we had the best intentions, but failed to live up to expectations. Here are some ways we’re trying to turn it around..
Our generation of parents is so conflicted. We helicopter over our kids with superior supervision that prevents them from experiencing the joy of being children running free. Then we project so many adult themed things…