Test Anxiety Tips for Elementary Students | Standardized Tests | Common Core

Use Positive — But Not Excessive — Reinforcement Use Positive — But Not Excessive — Reinforcement In the weeks leading up to the exam, acknowledge that it’s coming up and remind your child that he is well prepared from his studies all year. But take care not to overdo it. The NYU Child Study Center …

Top 10 Tips for Paying for College

Start at a Community College Start at a Community College Credits from community college courses are usually easily transferable, and can cost less than half of what they would cost at a four-year university. Consider having your child start classes at a community college and transfer to a four-year college or university after two years. …

8 Awesome Activities to Fight Cabin Fever

Not another snow day! When cabin fever sets in, it helps to have an arsenal of age-appropriate activities to keep your kids occupied (and your sanity intact!). Indoor activities When the weather is fine and you actually have some free time, stock up on dollar store items like markers, stencils, and clay. Things your kids …

Easter Egg Decorating Ideas for Kids | Easy & Unique | Photos

Temporary Tattoo Easter Eggs Temporary Tattoo Easter Eggs Skip the messy dye kits with younger kids, and let them pick out temporary tattoos (or stickers — even easier!) to apply to their Easter eggs. From princesses to comic book superheroes, the options are endless! Ages: toddler & up Get the directions for Temporary Tattoo Eggs …

8 Epic Emoji-Themed Crafts, Activities & Recipes

Check out the best emoji crafts, activities, and recipes! Whether you’re throwing an emoji-themed birthday party or simply want to have some screen-free fun with kids and teens, these DIY activities should bring big smiles. Are your kids obsessed with emoji? We’ve rounded up the best emoji crafts, activities, and treats found on Pinterest. Whether you’re …

Which Method of Birth Control is Right For You?

Finding the right birth control can seem a bit overwhelming– after all, there are more than 20 methods to prevent pregnancy. Before making your decision, it’s important to research options and educate yourself and your partner. We’re here to inform you about the most commonly used methods, and key factors to consider to help you …

Conversation Starter: What Is a Birth Certificate?

Every year, there are over 4 million births in the United States alone, and most of these births are recorded on a birth certificate. Your birth certificate is a family document that holds the details of your birth: your first and last name, date and time of birth, your gender, the city in which you were …