Moms – It’s Okay To Let Your Teen Take A Mental Health Day Off From School

Being a teenager is tough – and it’s even worse for those who feel as though they have to be “perfect.” From the pressure to be thin, to the stress of studying hard to get into a good college while…

Experts Say These Programs Are Essential — So Why Are They Disappearing From Our Schools?

Children can be so creative and imaginative, and most parents and teachers want to foster these traits. Many schools have put academics ahead of the arts, sometimes cutting programs altogether. But they should take a second look at what the…

Homework Doesn’t Have To Be A Battle – Try These Stress-Reducing Tips

The last few weeks have been full of planning and preparing for parents sending kids back to school. Gathering supplies, making lists, filling out paperwork… and right away, it seems kids start receiving their first homework assignments of the year.…

5 Signs Your Child Is Not Adjusting To School Well

School has begun and that means a lot of new adjustments- new classes, different friends, and greater academic challenges. Some kids seem to flow through these changes flawlessly while others may struggle to find their footing. Don’t miss the signs…

There Is Now A Legit Term For After-School Meltdowns

When kids get home from school they seem to dump everything right inside the door and try to head for the television. As a parent, you are thinking, “Really?! Was it a tough day at the office?” We tend to…

Cell Phones Should Not Be Part Of A School Day

Remember when you were in school and kids either sat around and talked in between class or played hacky sack? Now kids barely even notice the person next to them because their noses are buried in a book. Just kidding!…

With School Upon Us, This Early Childhood Phase Could Be Affecting Your Older Children And Teens

Parents know the early years of a child’s life are when they develop bonds and learn security and trust, and it is very common for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers to get upset or anxious when they are away from their…

Take The Stress Out Of The School Year With These Fun Tips

It’s that time again – the beginning of a new school year. Whether your kids have already gone back to school or they start in a few weeks, you probably have a mile-high to-do list. Going back to school does…

This Fall, New York City Schools Allow Children To “Choose Their Own Gender”

Children have many choices to make when they go back to school. They get to choose a new backpack, pick out school supplies, and if mom allows it even select new school clothes. But in New York City – a…

CDC’s Ridiculous Guidelines For Reopening Schools Turn Classrooms Into Prisons

As the CDC released its “suggested guidelines” for schools to reopen, many moms were outraged at what was expected of their children. From canceled extracurricular activities to forcing children to eat their lunch at their desk while maintaining a “safe”…