Helping Your Child Recover After A Car Accident

Roughly three million people in the U.S. are injured in car accidents every year. For children, being involved in a car accident is extremely stressful and traumatic. Afterwards, they may feel scared, vulnerable, insecure, confused, and helpless. Although these unpleasant symptoms can dissipate over time, you can work to help your child manage traumatic feelings, rebuild their sense of peace and safety, and help them move on. Prioritize … [Read more...]

How Parents Can Help Teenagers with Studying at Home

Studying at home sounds easier said than done because there is a lot more involved when you have chosen distance learning for your teen. There are do’s and dont’s when helping teenagers with studying at home. Some of them might seem counterproductive but they are aimed at actively helping the student improve.    The benefits are great and can make this learning system succeed to the greatest extent possible. This is probably unchartered … [Read more...]

Go Back to School in Style this Year

Each and every year, we’re stunned at how fast the back-to-school season comes around. This year is no different. With August approaching, it’s time to start getting ready to head back to school. With the back-to-school season comes not only shopping but mentally preparing for the year ahead. Do you have enough clothes? Are you happy with the way your style has evolved? Are you mentally prepared? Do you have a plan for how you’re going to tackle … [Read more...]

Why Are Socks an Essential Clothing Piece for Kids

When it comes to dressing up young children, you learn early on as a parent to pick your battles. If your daughter wants to wear her tutu when visiting grandma or your son wants to put together a multicolored outfit, fighting them on it may not be worthwhile. However, one particular battle for which you need to put your foot down is wearing socks. As soon as toddlers start growing, they put on all kinds of shoes which should always be … [Read more...]

What Parents Need to Know about Budgeting

When you think about budgeting, you might think you need to stop spending money on everything that you enjoy, but that is not always the case. Budgeting does require you to be disciplined and avoid spending more than you make, but it can also be rewarding and give you financial freedom. It can help you take care of your family and ensure you do not go into debt.  Setting Goals and Planning Spending  You can create a budget once you know how … [Read more...]

Tips for Keeping Your Kids Entertained and Engaged This Summer

You’d be hard-pressed to find a child who doesn’t actively look forward to summertime. Since summer represents three full months of freedom from the classroom, most kids regard it as their favorite time of year. However, as any seasoned parent can attest, children don’t always make the most of summer break. Instead of staying active and engaged, many kids prefer staring at screens while letting their highly anticipated vacation slip through their … [Read more...]

5 Budget-Friendly Ways to Keep the Kids Entertained this Summer

Now that summer is here you may be looking for ways to pass the time between vacations and camp, especially if you’re working from home. If you’re on a bit of a budget, there are tons of activities you can try that are fun, educational, and will keep your kids entertained. You don’t need to spend money on expensive days out. There are plenty of places to explore in your own backyard if you look hard enough and you could even give your kids an … [Read more...]

Teaching Children To Take Care of The Family’s Pooch

Having a dog as a pet provides many benefits for children's development. A dog is more than a pet, it’s a friend who will accompany the whole family throughout its life and help create special and lasting bonds. Children's love for dogs develops naturally, but to learn to care for them properly, they must be taught. Photo: Alicia Jones from Unsplash Before diving into the different tips and tricks, parents should know that unfortunately, … [Read more...]

A Guide to Selecting the Best Homeschool Planner for You

Homeschooling is definitely not easy. It requires juggling a lot of tasks at once; when handling so many things, there is always a chance of messing something up. That’s why one of the best solutions to maintain well-organized homeschooling is to get a homeschool planner.    But not all homeschool planners suit everyone. The homeschool planner that goes best with you depends on several factors. We will highlight all of them in this article … [Read more...]

Car Seats: Choosing The Right One For Your Child

Every parent knows that their child’s safety is at the top of the priority list. That this fact could not be truer when it comes to being on the road in a vehicle. Driving has several dangers related to it, and you can’t tell when or where it will happen. So what do you do for your kid when you drive?  Make sure he or she is comfortable and safe in an appropriate car seat. But what is the perfect pick for your child, with the numerous … [Read more...]