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  • Resources for learning at home during COVID-19 school closures
    Coronavirus Resource Center
    At-Home Learning Resources for the COVID-19 Outbreak
    Every working parent has time management challenges. Most of us have systems that we rely on to manage our family and work responsibilities (thank you Google Calendar and Wunderlist!). One of those systems is our schools. Thousands of those scho...
  • family wearing mask to protect against coronavirus
    The Ultimate Guide to Coronavirus for Parents
    Regardless of where you live and how old your children are, if you are a parent, it is completely valid and natural to have concerns about the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. With breaking news by the hour and panic and fear spreading, it is...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • 20 best books for kids to read before they turn 18
    Young Adult Books
    20 Books For Teens to Read Before They Turn 18
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • Telemedicine for families
    Family Life
    Are Teledoctors a Good Option for Parents and Kids?
    Although telemedicine may sound like a futuristic option for treating your children when they are experiencing health issues, teledoctors have actually been around for many years. It is certainly an option that parents should educate themselves o...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • How to Create a Learning Space
    School and Learning
    How to Create a Learning Space for your Child
    Now that your kids are back in school, you may be wondering how to encourage creativity and learning not only in the classroom, but also at home. An at-home learning space is an incredible way to let your child play and explore the world around t...
    Julia Ries
  • Top Rainy Day Activities
    Activities and Crafts
    Top 10 Rainy Day Activities for Kids
    If you're like me, with two toddlers at home, a rainy day is enough to send you into a tailspin. No playground. No park. No bike rides. WHAT AM I GOING TO DO ALL DAY?! Before you go totally off the deep end, take a breath. We at FamilyEducation ...
    Laurie Mega
  • Indoor Activities
    5 Quick Indoor Games for Kids
    Are you stuck inside today? Whether the weather is rainy, too hot, or too cold, we have you covered! One tip to combat cabin fever is to make sure the activities you choose have some way to get out the wiggles. Depending on the age and activity l...
  • 5 Easy STEM Activities
    Eureka! 5 Easy Ways to Grow Kids' STEM Skills at Home
    Science, technology, engineering, and math (the "STEM" subjects) are important areas of learning for any student. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 8.6 million STEM-related jobs in the United States, and that figure is climb...
    Ashley McCann
  • Summer Reading for Kids, Girl reading book with mother on a bed
    Summer Learning
    10 Everyday Ways to Keep Your Child Reading While Having Fun
    Reading is one of the most important skills you should try to boost outside of school. Foster your child's bookworm habits with these simple activities and tips that make reading so fun, he'll fill up his book chart in no time. ...
    Erin Dower
  • makeup can be very germy
    Top Hot Spots for Germs
    We all know germs and bacteria are almost everywhere, but where can you find the worst cases of the cooties? Check out this list of germ-laden culprits, and find out how you can protect your family without going overboard. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • School and Learning
    Multiple Intelligences
    What Type of Learner Is Your Child?
    Find out if your child is an alternative, traditional, or all-of-the-above learner, and then choose the best review methods for her learning style. ...
  • School and Learning
    Math Standards
    Math: It's Elementary
    Get a glimpse into the new state standardized tests. Take our elementary math quiz and find out what your little ones need to know. ...
  • using glitter to teach kids to wash hands
    Coronavirus Resource Center
    Sparkle Germs: Using Glitter to Teach Your Kids How to Wash Their Hands
    Sparkle Germs Activity for an individual child Age group: 30-40 months Duration of activity: 10 minutes Materials: Craft glitter Young children are often resistant to washing their hands. It is hard for them to understand things that they cannot...
  • School and Learning
    Homeschooling Teaching Materials
    What Is Needed from You to Homeschool Successfully?
    What Is Needed from You to Homeschool Successfully?If you are going to be your homeschool's primary teacher, principal, janitor, and so on, homeschooling your children is a major commitment on your part. In terms of time alone, you can expect tha...