5 Ways to Stay Active as a Family

We all know how important staying active is for both physical and mental health, but sometimes it's difficult to squeeze physical activity into our daily routine. By the time work and school are over for the...

The 10 Top Articles of 2015

Every day, Learning Liftoff aims to inspire, educate, and inform. Stories on student success, learning insights, and tips on planning for college and careers have helped parents give their children...

5 High-Tech Gift Ideas for Kids

We previously posted a list of low-tech gift ideas, that offer a few inexpensive, traditional options for your holiday list. But kids also love gadgets, so if you want something a little more modern and don't...

5 Ways Bullying Affects Students

Taylor Swift wrote her hit song "Mean" about being picked on by a harsh critic, and it quickly became an anthem for those who’ve been bullied—an all too common occurrence. Contrary to what some may...

The History of the Lunch Box

America’s love affair with the lunch box dates back to the preindustrial age. Miners realized it wasted time to go home for lunch, so they took their lunches to work in handkerchiefs and metal pails with...

5 Tooth Fairy Traditions

Losing baby teeth is a big deal for little ones as well as for their parents. A big deal that's accompanied by a tiny fairy. These five Tooth Fairy traditions will help make losing baby teeth memorable for...