Back to School

5 Ways to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework
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Fall means school, and school means homework, and homework –- for many a family -– means stress and arguments. But getting homework done doesn’t have to be a daily battle. Here are a few easy ways for parents to make the routine a little easier for kids.
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5 Great Educational Apps for Kids
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Ever given a five-year-old with an iPad a dirty look? Silently tsk tsk-ed in your head? Hold onto your judgment for a minute – they're not all playing Angry Birds. In fact, there are tons of apps out there that are all about learning
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10 Amazing Lunch Boxes
If you don’t want your kids braving the mystery meat this school year, the first thing you need is a super-cool lunchbox. Here are some of our faves:
 
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I’m Not a Paper Bag Bag
 

 
Made of 100% recycled cotton, this non-paper bag sends a (slightly snobby, b…
5 Fun After School Activities That Keep Kids Learning
A child’s day doesn’t end when the final school bell rings. In fact for many children it’s just beginning. Where to go for ideas? Oddly, pull from what your kids love most about school — and think outside the sandbox. From the physical, to
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Best High School Movies – 5 Films That Made the Grade [VIDEOS]
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Though it's hard to believe it, summer is just about over. Which means it's time to get the kids ready to go back to school.And what better way to do that than by showing them a couple of movies?We've compiled a list of our five favorite movies about high school, movies that explore the goo…
Back to School – 5 Tips for Kids Waiting at the Bus Stop
School is almost back in session, which means it’s time to start brushing up on tips for taking the bus. The school bus can be a great resource for time-strapped parents and independence-seeking children alike. But it also needs to be approached with safety and care.
Here are five tip…