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Updated: January 23, 2020

Teaching Math for Homeschoolers

Teaching Math for Homeschoolers

Isabel Shaw

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How can you teach math to your children if you struggle with it yourself? Yes, there are those among us who truly love math— people who grasp math concepts quickly, remember the laws and formulas easily, and retain this information over theyears. Unfortunately, I'm not one of them. And, judging from my contact with families around the country, most parents are in the same boat.

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Updated: November 11, 2020

Easing Up On House Rules During the Coronavirus Pandemic

4 house rules to ease up on during coronavirus

Now more than ever, you can let go of your attempts to be Mary Poppins or the perfect parent. The rollercoaster of events caused by COVID-19 has forced us to dig deep and rethink what is most important in life. But meanwhile, we are required to #stayhome with our families while also attempting some degrees of normalcy with work, homeschool, and botched social interaction.

More: The Ultimate Guide to Working From Home With Kids

Updated: April 25, 2022

How To Deal With Gender Disappointment: I Wanted a Girl But Am Having a Boy

female hands at belly with with BOY and GIRL cards

People often have a specific idea of what parenthood will look like for them. Perhaps you've imagined they'll have all boys, or one baby boy and one baby girl. Maybe they've hoped for twins for as long as they can remember. Some couples will try to follow old-wives tale practices to conceive a certain gender baby such as eating lots of vegetables and fish to get pregnant with a girl or only having sex on certain days of the month.

Updated: June 26, 2019

8 Awesome Activities to Fight Cabin Fever

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Not another snow day! When cabin fever sets in, it helps to have an arsenal of age-appropriate activities to keep your kids occupied (and your sanity intact!).

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When the weather is fine and you actually have some free time, stock up on dollar store items like markers, stencils, and clay. Things your kids may never touch when they can do anything they please suddenly become more attractive on a snow day.

Updated: April 20, 2022

Marital Separation or Divorce: Can Separation Save Your Marriage?

separation can help heal a marriage - or help you to make a final break

When a married couple walks down the aisle, physically or metaphorically, on their wedding day, divorce and separation are the furthest thoughts from their minds. Your wedding day is one of happy beginnings and hopes for life-long togetherness. The unfortunate truth, however, is that many marriages do end in divorce. People change, grow, develop new interests, or take career paths that lead them in a direction they never imagined. And while none of these are excuses for divorce, they are often part of the cause.

Updated: June 30, 2022

My Son Doesn't Want to Go to College: What Can I Do?

No College No Problem

To hear a lot of people talk, a high school graduate has two options: university or a life of poverty and uncertainty. Unfortunately, not every teenager wants to go to college.

Fortunately, there are more options after high school than pursuing a college degree. And many of those options can lead to secure, well-paying employment, even without that four-year degree.

Here are a few.

Updated: January 23, 2020

ADHD and Giftedness: What Do We Really Know?

ADHD and Giftedness: What Do We Really Know?

student troubling over her workWhat Is ADHD and How Is It Diagnosed?

What do we know about Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and gifted kids? ADHD, especially in the gifted, has been in the spotlight of attention, concern, and passion. Three experts in the field conducted an exhaustive study and share their findings with us.

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Updated: September 29, 2020

The 30 Best Stocking Stuffers for Teens

30 awesome and easy stocking stuffers for teens - boys girls gender-neutral

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Updated: July 21, 2022

15 Parental Control Apps to Track Kids' Phone Use and Screen Time

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Gone are the days when cell phones and tablets were for grown-ups. Now preschool-aged kiddos have access to mom and dad’s devices and elementary school-aged children have smartphones of their own. This makes the use of a parental control app, screen time management solutions, and apps to track kids’ phone use an absolute for 21st century parents.

Updated: February 12, 2022

10 St. Patrick's Day Crafts Your Preschooler Will Love

St. Patrick's Day Crafts

Regardless of your nationality, everyone is Irish on St. Paddy's Day! These St. Patrick's Day crafts for kids are simple, fun activities that are sure to put a smile on your child's face. Gather the kids and make a few of these creative craft projects to pass out to family and friends on St. Patrick's Day.

Updated: December 16, 2021

Top 15 Teen Birthday Gift Ideas in 2021

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Updated: September 21, 2021

15 Gift Ideas for Two Year Old Boys

Best Toddler Gifts

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Updated: June 21, 2022

Beyond the Easter Bunny: 20 Other Famous Rabbits

20 Famous Bunnies

Did you know that many famous rabbits are arguably more popular overall compared to the hopping bunny that brings our little ones baskets of treats every Easter? Many famous rabbits have become pop culture icons that everyone recognizes, reminding us all that the Easter Bunny isn't the only well-known rabbit. Even though come springtime, he is the one who gets all the press. What makes these other fictional rabbits just as if not more famous than the Easter Bunny?