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The 15 Best Dr. Seuss Quotes and the Life Lessons We Learned from Them

The 15 Best Dr. Seuss Quotes and the Life Lessons We Learned from Them

Dr. Seuss once said that he never began writing a story with a moral in mind. “Kids can see a moral coming a mile off,” he is quoted as saying. But, he admitted, there’s an inherent moral in any story. While he may not have set out to moralize, there are countless bits of truth…
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Should Parents Help Their Kids with Homework?

Should Parents Help Their Kids with Homework?

Homework—like yellow buses and lockers—is a hallmark of the American school system. On average, teachers assign third graders 30 minutes and seventh graders 70 minutes of homework every night. Parents who help their kids with their school assignments may save them some time and ensure they’re doing the work. But do moms and dads help…
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7 Behavior Problems Kids Learn in School

7 Behavior Problems Kids Learn in School

Kids go to school to learn. But unfortunately, what they learn is not always good. Often kids will learn bad habits and behavior problems from other kids at school, leaving parents with the challenging task of teaching them that such behaviors are wrong. Your child may be kind, well-behaved, and typically make smart choices. Other…
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How to Get Your Teen to Talk to You (and Why They Don't)

How to Get Your Teen to Talk to You (and Why They Don't)

If you’re parenting a teenager and try to engage him or her in conversation by asking questions, you might hear one of the following five replies more often than not: Yes No I’m fine I don’t know It was fine What your teen probably wants to say, but knows better, is “Leave me alone!” or…
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10 Best Apps for Homeschooling Parents

10 Best Apps for Homeschooling Parents

There are thousands of educational apps available for students, but what about apps for homeschooling moms and dads? Homeschooling parents have a lot to keep track of and the right app can make the days run much smoother. The following ten apps are some of the most frequently recommended, highest rated, and most useful apps…
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Do Kids Get Too Much Homework?

Family stress worsens as children’s homework loads increase. And if kids get a lot of homework, will they still find time for extracurricular activities, exercise or even sleep? But homework can be effective in helping kids to learn and master the subject they are studying.


So what do experts say is too much?

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