Girls and Boys are equally scared of math

  When It’s Test Time, Girls And Boys Are Equally Scared Of Math You know how you can worry for weeks before a major test or performance, but once the big day arrives, everything becomes clear and calm? That’s basically what one team of psychologists discovered happens to many girls before math…

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Sweet School Lunch Love Notes

This year I will officially have a 4th grader, a 3rd grader, a 1st grader, and 2 that are in Pre-K starting the following week. How in the world did that happen already? I guess the days are long but the years are short. Anyway, for the first week of…

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The Case Against Homework

    After spending all day in school, our children are forced to begin a second shift, with more homework to be completed in the evening. This arrangement is rather odd when you stop to think about it, as is the fact that few of us ever do stop to…

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Perfecting your Math skills…on the road!

We can all use a little help perfecting our math skills on the weekend. Your child works so hard while in school, but what happens on the weekends or when you take a “road trip!” That said, below please find a few creative ways that kids can help prevent weekend…

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Dream, Believe, Live

The last few months for me have been pretty awesome and FULL ON! In between looking after my sweet, darling, adorable (now 4 months old) baby girl, and her older siblings (though one is not much older ;-0), I’ve launched my own publishing business and project managed the creation and…

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Juliette Brindak speaks at TED conference

Juliette Brindak, co-founder and spokesperson for the tween girls site, www.missoandfriends, speaks out at the TED conference in the LinkedIn Headquarters in Mountain View about middle school drama as a tween girl, being an entrepreneur, the highs and lows of having your own business. So what are YOU? A baker…

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Malala gave voice to her dreams

By DECLAN WALSH  Published: October 9, 2012 KARACHI, Pakistan — At the age of 11, Malala Yousafzai took on the Taliban by giving voice to her dreams. As turbaned fighters swept through her town in northwestern Pakistan in 2009, the tiny schoolgirl spoke out about her passion for education — she wanted to become…

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Diane Tran, Texas Honor Student Jailed

By Timothy Stenovec Diane Tran, the Texas honor student who was jailed last week for missing too much school, will not have to worry about telling future employers or college admissions offices that she has a criminal history. Lanny Moriarty, the judge who ordered the 17-year-old to go to jail after more…

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Careers In Cooking and Baking

Careers in cooking and baking makes for an exciting profession. Bakers can work at supermarkets, cafeterias, restaurants, hospitals, schools, colleges, nursing and assisted living homes and, of course, bakeries. Indeed, anyplace that serves delicious baked treats to customers, residents or guests needs at least one baker. And there may be…

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Recent Grads – Unemployed and Clueless

That’s What College Grads Are When It Comes to Finding a Job, According to Don Philabaum, Author of New Career Skills Book for Recent Grads Yet, parents can help! CLEVELAND, June 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Career expert and author offers free Webinars to help parents get up to speed on what…

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Heidi Hankins Joins Mensa With 159 IQ At 4 Years Old

By David Moye Photograph: Solent News In many ways, Heidi Hankins is like many other 4-year-old girls: She likes her Barbies and Legos and snuggling up with her favorite book. But she’s a little different in other ways, such as her I.Q. The little girl’s score is a whopping 159,…

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Parenting The Montessori Way

A Montessori education for your child Have you considered a Montessori education or considering sending your child to one? Or do you also want to practice Parenting the Montessori way? This article will give you some tips on how to achieve this at home with your child. Some people might not agree with this…

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Essential Tips When Choosing A College

Essential Tips When Choosing A College Choosing a college is a tough decision. Here is a great guide I came across that may help the process a little bit. Be patient, listen to your child about what they are interested in studying or the location where they might like to…

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5 Ways to Get Back Into the Swing of School

5 Ways to Bring Rules Back After Summer Getting your family back on a school-year routine after a summer of staying up late, playing on the computer, and watching TV all day (and perhaps all night, if you caught the SpongeBobmarathon) isn’t easy. If you loosened your screen-time rules this summer, you’re…

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Perfecting your math skills during the summer

Perfecting your math skills We can all use a little help over the summer keeping our math skills going. It’s a known fact that most students lose about two months of math skills during the summer. That said, below please find a few creative ways that kids can help prevent…

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Bullying really is easy to define

It is really interesting how many school administrators and parents alike become very frustrated when attempting to solve bullying issues.  There are several sides to the argument. The victim claims the bully is humiliating/violating them. The school is not sure because they may not have a “clear definition” and therefore…

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Bullying Season

Unfortunately, it is almost here: Bullying Season.Back-To-School: First 2-3 Weeks of School After a week of new things to get used, children turn their attention to jockeying for a position in the social architecture at school. Some children just want a place to reside on the social ladder. Others want…

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Top 376 Colleges Ranked for 2011/2012

All Schools Scored on 8 Key Issues Including Financial Aid, Fire Safety, and Green NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — According to a survey by The Princeton Review that asked 122,000 students at 376 top colleges to rate their schools on dozens of topics and report on their campus…

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Stop Child Bullies!

Don’t know what to do about your child getting bullied and they’re terrified about starting school in the fall?   Keep your eyes out for this incredible book  launching nationally on September 6, 2011, but now available on amazon.com written by our two newest bloggers, Marie and Jacqui. Marie Newman:…

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