Blogs - FamilyEducation

Blogs

Recent Posts

February 18, 2014
If your school-aged child is currently learning under the Common Core Standards (and chances are, he is — 45 of the 50 states, plus the District of Columbia have all adopted them), then you've…
February 10, 2014
If cabin fever is at an all-time high in your home, grab a pen or pencil and try this fun story-writing activity with your child! It is geared toward children in grades 5 and up, but could be a good…
January 06, 2014
When it comes to baby name trends, every new year promises to be more interesting than the last! I'm sure 2014 will "deliver" some highly original baby name choices.Whether you're expecting a baby,…
December 19, 2013
Marks and Spencer, a toy store based in the UK, is ditching gender-specific toy packaging in favor of packaging that targets both boys and girls.The store had received complaints from customers that…
December 12, 2013
Newtown families have asked the public for privacy and acts of kindness on Saturday, the first anniversary of the devastating shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary. Has your family thought of a way --…
December 06, 2013
"Something you want, something you need, something to wear, something to read."Have you heard this mantra yet this holiday season? We've seen it all over social media, particularly Facebook, and it's…
November 21, 2013
We make at least 3,485 decisions a day for our kids: what to feed them, how to dress them, which activities to try with them, how to discipline them … and that’s just before lunch time. Why do I then…
November 15, 2013
How many of you have seen the ad with the baby sleeping next to a meat cleaver, suggesting that co-sleeping is just as dangerous? Or how about the “Sleep Safe” campaign that depicted a tomb stone at…
November 08, 2013
We constantly hear in the news about college tuition growing steeper and steeper. But the daunting cost of infant and child care is rarely discussed. A new study by the nonprofit advocacy group Child…
October 24, 2013
There’s nothing like that moment when you realize that putting in all of that mental, emotional, and physical effort into “modeling” the proper behavior for your kids, is as futile as cleaning your…