Pizza Buffets and Other Easy Ideas for Entertaining Groups of Kids

It is your night to host the neighborhood kids – what do you do? Most parents are faced with this very same scenario at least a few times a year. It can be a stressful situation when trying to plan activities for a whole group of children. But it doesn’t have to be that way. There are several ideas to help you.

Info 101: No Child Left Behind Morphs Into The Every Student Succeeds Act

Headline news: The Every Student Succeeds Act is now set to replace the No Child Left Behind Law of 2001, becoming official with Obama’s signature on December 10. At the time, he called it “a Christmas miracle,” and it’s one that will impact every one of our 50 million public school students and 3.4 million teachers–parents and taxpayers, too.

The Homework Debate and Tips for Getting It Done, Too

We’re off and running now, so far into the school year already that, in just about one month, most school districts will close the books on the second marking period. And all along the way, parents and kids alike have been dealing with homework–often unhappily.

The Defining Moment

The path that leads from childhood to adulthood is not linear. Many of us are set on a path by others, and some of us find our own way. Ultimately, we all find our own way. That is both the joy and the challenge of being an adult.

Teens Seem To Be Just Saying No to Cigarettes, But Why?

Cigarette use amongst teenagers is down significantly, and if you ask a regulatory agency they will tell you it is because of their wonderful work curbing advertising pointed towards their next generation of smoking addicts. Sure, we can reason that those regulations have done some good in this regard, but it still doesn’t account for all of change, or does it? Well, let’s discuss this because the issue has once again hit the scene.

Are Teens Using Secret Apps To Hide Daring Sexting Pics?

If you have a young teenager with smartphone access, you may be surprised to hear about a trend to which these young youths are using secret apps to hide their sexting photos. There are a few ways which these pics can be hidden within a clock app, which would be the last place you would think about finding these private photos.

Day Care: Are You Afraid That Bad Behaviour In Other Kids Will Rub Off On Your Child?

Every parent wants to believe that he/ she would give the best care to his/ her kids. Indeed, no one can ever replace the love and care which you can only get from your parents. That unconditional, parental love makes a child feel wanted and valuable – someone who is of great value to the world.

Thoughts for a New Teen

Beginning the teen years is a life changing endeavor. A brand new teen is still shedding childish tendencies while working toward being an adult. They will be faced with hard decisions that can change their whole lives-good and bad. Getting a note from their parents, grandparents or other older adults can inspire the teen to not give in to peer pressure and avoid obstacles that they would have to live with forever.

Effective Ways Of Approaching Teachers

There is often a feeling of apprehension in students when they have to approach their teachers. This article will help students by suggesting them effective ways of approaching their teachers.

5 Top Things To Help Students Who Self Harm At Christmas

Christmas is generally a time for joy, giving, receiving and thinking of others. For some people however, Christmas brings about fear, trepidation and anxiety. As schools are about to break up for the festive season, some pupils in particular may be filled with dread and the thought of having to take time out with their families; namely pupils who self harm. Some schools may already begin to see signs of structural attachment to the school or attachment to members of staff in the form of increased self harming as the end of term approaches.