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    • Rainbow Loom Diamond Pattern Halloween Bracelets Created: Thursday, October 10, 2013 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Learn how to make these Rainbow Loom Diamond Pattern Halloween Bracelets with a Rainbow Loom or other rubber bracelet maker.
    • 8 Fun Beach Games for Kids Created: Thursday, July 01, 2010 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      The next time you're headed to the beach, try these fun beach games for kids. Kids can have lots of fun at the beach just splashing in the waves or digging holes in the sand or burying dad or mom, ...
    • Kids' Birthday Party Etiquette for Guests Created: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      If your child has been invited to a birthday party, be sure to go over some important birthday party etiquette (and be sure you practice good manners yourself).
    • How to Teach a Child to Greet People Properly Created: Monday, November 14, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Easy and effective ways to teach kids how to greet people politely.
    • Top 10 Summer Safety Checklist Tips Created: Friday, April 23, 2010 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      Summer is a time for fun, but a safety checklist of some simple tips can ensure that kids stay safe while playing outside. Post these top summer safety checklist tips to remind yourself and your whole family of simple ways to stay safe this summer.
    • Stress Management for Children Created: Saturday, November 19, 2011 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      Effective ways to manage stress in children and spot the signs of anxiety in kids.
    • A Second Grade Summer Reading List Created: Monday, April 19, 2010 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      This second grade summer reading list will introduce your new second grader to some lovable characters and series of books to keep him engaged in reading all summer long.
    • 10 Ways to Save Energy in the Summer Created: Friday, April 16, 2010 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      When the temperature goes up, it's a good idea to implement some ways to save energy. Making sure you are doing what you can to get your home ready for summer and to save energy can help you save m...
    • Fifth Grade Summer Reading List Created: Friday, May 07, 2010 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      This fifth grade summer reading list contains a number of Newbery Award winning books with challenging themes as well as a few anthologies for the reader who doesn't want all of her summer reading ...
    • 12 Important Questions to Ask Before a Play Date Created: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Important questions to ask before a play date.
    • The 9 Biggest Discipline Mistakes Parents Make Created: Thursday, November 29, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014
      Making discipline mistakes is an inevitable part of parenting a child. If you have made one or more of these discipline blunders, read on to find out how you can fix them." Monday, June 14, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      It's not just your kids who need homework help, teachers need your help too. While you may have prepared at home by setting up a homework space, coming up with a homework plan and a plan to make s...
    • Single Sex Education Advantages - 3 Advantages of Single Sex Education for Girls Created: Thursday, January 20, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      As the number of public schools offering single sex classrooms increases, many parents of girls are wondering if it really makes a difference. What are the advantages of single sex education for gi...
    • When is Summer School a Good Idea? Created: Wednesday, June 02, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      If it's recommended your child go to summer school or if you're looking to enroll him in a private summer school program, it's important to take a quick look at the reasoning behind the idea."
    • Cognitive Skills That Are Important for 2nd Grade Created: Sunday, March 27, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      In second grade you can expect your child to start some serious learning. Your child is able to attend to things for a longer period of time and is beginning to develop a number of more sophisticat...
    • How to Make a Halloween Rainbow Loom Pumpkin Charm - Part 1 Created: Monday, October 14, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Learn how to make these cute Rainbow Loom Halloween pumpkin charms.
    • 10 Smart Ways to Start Teaching Kids About Money Created: Saturday, March 21, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      When it comes to teaching kids about money, one of the most important lessons you can teach your child is how to have a healthy attitude about money. By helping your grade-schooler learn basic skil...
    • Kids and Technology: When to Limit It and How Created: Monday, February 20, 2012 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Technology can be a great and useful tool and source of entertainment for kids. But it's important for parents to keep in mind that screen time must be limited.
    • What Are Word Attack Skills? Created: Thursday, July 08, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
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    • How to Make Double Braid Rainbow Loom Bracelets, Part 1 Created: Monday, November 11, 2013 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      This is part 1 of how to make double braid Rainbow Loom bracelets.
    • How to Make a Rainbow Loom Rubber Band Bracelet Created: Saturday, August 17, 2013 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Easy instructions for how to make rainbow loom rubber band bracelets
    • Signs of Trouble in Second Grade Created: Tuesday, October 19, 2010 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      For some children second grade is when you begin to see signs of trouble that may require a referral for special education evaluation. If your child shows a number of these signs of trouble, speak...
    • How to Encourage Good Sibling Relationships Created: Tuesday, July 17, 2012 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Sibling relationships can be made stronger with these habits that encourage good communication, respect, and conflict resolution skills. Try these strategies to reduce sibling rivalry and fighting ...
    • How to Raise a Good Child Created: Thursday, January 24, 2013 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      In today's instant-gratification based, self-centric world, there is more of a need than ever before for tips on how to raise a good child. Here are some ways parents can help shape their kids into...
    • Brain-Boosting Healthy Breakfasts Created: Friday, March 13, 2009 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Breakfast really can be the most important meal of the day, especially for grade-schoolers. Eating a balanced breakfast of complex carbohydrates with protein can boost their brain power and give th...
    • How Foods Can Boost Your Immune System Created: Thursday, December 23, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      While there is no one magic food that will boost your family’s immune system health, eating a well-balanced diet rich in fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein is an important ...
    • Help With Division: A Parent's Guide Created: Friday, June 24, 2011 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      There are a number of different symbols for division, rules for division and ways of understanding division. Help your child by brushing with this parent's guide to division."
    • Signs of Trouble in First Grade Created: Tuesday, October 19, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Though some children have more difficulty than others learning in first grade, there are certain signs of trouble that need to be looked at more carefully. If your child shows a number of these sig...
    • What is Reading Fluency? Created: Saturday, July 10, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Reading fluency isn't all that different from being fluent in a foreign language. Both rely on knowing the language well enough to comprehend and communicate without difficulty. In the case of read...
    • Questions to Ask at Parent Teacher Conferences Created: Thursday, July 01, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Without parental involvement, parent teacher conferences are a missed opportunity. There are a number of questions you can ask at a parent teacher conference to elicit information and help to make ...
    • What is Social Studies? Created: Saturday, July 16, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      You know what your child learns in math class, but what is Social Studies class about? Here are descriptions of the themes of the National Social Studies Standards." itempr expr="$zTP='t3'" --> ite...
    • Secondary Drowning - A Danger Every Parent Should Know About Created: Friday, June 20, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Knowing the symptoms of secondary drowning is an important summer safety tip and a good thing to know to protect kids year-round.

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