The first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.
The bags are packed and the move-in date is coming up fast. Now all that’s left before moving into the dorms and starting a new life at college is dorm-room shopping. Here are some essential items to put on that shopping list.
Go back to school in style with Chicago stores that make the grade!
How can back-to-school sales benefit you? Let me count the ways! Just because you might not have a child or a kid heading off to college doesn’t mean you can’t take advantage of all the great deals that are out there.
It’s the second biggest shopping season of the year – back-to-school shopping, when American consumers will spend some $30 billion.
It’s the start of the back-to-school shopping season, and this year, more and more bargain hunters are heading to resale, consignment, and thrift stores.
There are some great ways to prepare for the school year without stressing yourself or your wallet. Avoid the cookie-cutter look of the big chain stores with these fun, funky area options sure to please any family.
Being the victim of a relentless bully can be a distraction and even a danger to kids. As a parent, it is important to recognize the signs of bullying, know how to talk to your children about bullies and establish an appropriate reaction to a bully situation.
Education and technology are becoming increasingly integrated, and keeping up on all of the new educational applications for kids is important. One of the biggest struggles is not finding an app; it is finding the appropriate app.
Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.
A back to school rally on Monday attracted thousands of people in Washington Park.
Heading off to college to start a new life sans parents can be exciting, it’s the packing part that can feel overwhelming. Read on for the necessities for comfortable dorm living.
Summer vacation has come to an end for some schoolchildren in Chicago.
Here are a few tricks for Chicago-area kids and parents to help make the transition smoother.
Google and Facebook ads along with text messaging and robo-calls are all part of this year’s arsenal designed to get Chicago public school students back to school on time.
Going back to school is the same as it’s always been. Only the details are different. Kids are still kids.
Making lunch for our kids can be frustrating, especially if they don’t eat it. Here are a few tips to help them eat healthy.
Going back to school is a time for change. Here are some ways to change our habits and help the planet this school year.
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