by Editorial Team April 19th, 2017| Elementary, Preschool, Safety, Safety
As a parent, having to experience the fear involved with a child experiencing an illness or injury is one of the most uncomfortable and unfortunate feelings. In most cases, however, highly-trained and caring pediatricians are available to ease the concern, no matter how serious or acute the child’s medical condition
by Editorial Team April 10th, 2017| Elementary, Teens, Tweens
According to some sources, the average age at which a child gets his first cell phone is now about ten. For most American children, that means he is somewhere between fourth and sixth grade.
Although as parents, you've probably considered the pros and cons of giving your child her first phone
by Editorial Team March 29th, 2017| Elementary
When you are a parent, sometimes it can feel like everything is a squeeze. Whether you are trying to make it through the busy work week and still carve out just a little bit of personal time, let alone time for a quality date night with your significant other, or
by Tania Cowling February 28th, 2017| Elementary, Entertainment
Elementary kids, ages six to nine, don’t like the term babysitter, as they feel they are too old to be cared for like babies and yet they are too young to stay home alone. So instead parents can call a kidsitter to spend time with their children when they
by Lori Sciame February 7th, 2017| Elementary, Safety
Elementary-aged children have a hard time following complicated directions. For kids this age, it's best to communicate important information in simple terms. This is especially true when it comes to their personal safety.
It's absurd to think that kids will remember what a parent says concerning every single safety issue.
by Editorial Team February 7th, 2017| Elementary
Never believe that children are not affected by divorce. While it is completely normal to want to separate from a spouse that you do not want to live with anymore, whenever children are involved you need to keep things civilized and take that into account. You cannot simply hire a
by Editorial Team February 3rd, 2017| Elementary
One of the best ways to get through a long, dreary, and cold winter is to book a family sun vacation where you are guaranteed warm sunny days. Of course, in the middle of winter our minds are hardly on summer clothing and accessories, which is why you may feel
by Editorial Team January 23rd, 2017| Elementary
With all the responsibilities of single motherhood - taking care of the children, looking after your home, regular garden maintenance and work commitments, taking on postgraduate studies can seem like an insurmountable task. But with careful planning and assistance it need not be as difficult as you may think. Here
by Editorial Team January 5th, 2017| Elementary
Studying while raising children and looking after a family can be incredibly difficult. But it is by no means impossible. There are many ways to make studying more manageable, as well as enjoyable. These include routine, organization and preparation. Getting your kids involved is another great way to help your
by Editorial Team December 30th, 2016| Elementary
Once kids come along, you have to ditch your selfish, self-centered lifestyle and concentrate on taking care of another person. For many parents, this transition is not easy and they still act like kids during times of stress. We all know at least one man-child or woman who acts more
by Editorial Team December 23rd, 2016| Elementary
Gap years are very popular with teenagers and older students. Instead of going straight from high school to college, the student takes off for an overseas destination and parties hard for a year. It’s a way of having some time away from studying, which for anyone looking at MBA careers