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Friday, January 21, 2022

10 Homework Station & Storage Ideas for Small Spaces

It would be great if we all had a huge space to for kids to do their homework after school. But often, bedrooms have too many distractions, playrooms are noisy and homework ends up being...

Moving On: Transitioning from Elementary to Middle School

By Priscilla Wright, M.Ed, LPC,NCCMoving on to middle school can be an exciting time.  Some children embrace this change while others find it difficult. Here are a few things that parents can do to...
School Supply Deals

2016 School Supply Deals

School is still several weeks away but it is never too early to take advantage of school supply deals in preparation for the upcoming school year.  We have gathered the best deals that we...

How to Talk to Your Child About Their School Day and Get More than...

  By Dr. Elizabeth M. Vantre   You learned through a parent volunteer that not only did your child’s class get a visit from the ice cream truck for good behavior, but your child got the only...

The Back To School Exam You May Be Forgetting

The school year is coming up, and everyone wants to get off to the right start, but you may be overlooking an important exam in addition to your child's back to school physical.We contacted...

Back to School Survival Guide for Parents

By Steve Green, Executive Director Sylvan Learning of RichmondWhile the idea of waking up at the crack of dawn to prepare lunches, fighting over appropriate school attire and regulating the amount of television watched might...

Preparing the Child with Special Needs for a Great School Year

By Lia Tremblay, Guest WriterBack-to-school time is hectic for any family, but for a parent of children with special needs it can be especially daunting. Here are some tips to help ensure smooth sailing...

Healthy Back to School Lunch Ideas

HEALTHY BACK TO SCHOOL LUNCH IDEAS FROM GIANT/MARTIN’S Think outside of the lunchbox - thanks to creative ideas contributed to Richmondmom.com by Martin's!Carlisle, PA – With summer vacation winding down, the team of nutritionists at...

Be Brave and Kind

I felt a kind of courage on Roscoe’s first day of summer camp when his delight and anticipation for something yet unknown felt so much mine. We drove steadily across town with the windows...

School Food Tasting?! You Bet!

Ever wonder what your kids are eating for school lunch? Do you have a strong opinion about healthier and less processed foods in the lunch line?We think this is a great idea from Chesterfield...

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