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Selections in school vending machines have a direct impact on whether a student's daily food intake is balanced, a new study shows. Credit: Paul J. ...Today's school lunch? How about chips, soda, a candy bar and maybe some cookies? Just hit the vending machine.
Death can be hard to discuss with a child. Credit: Getty ImagesNo matter your religious beliefs, death is a subject that, at some point, a parent ...No matter your religious beliefs, death is a subject that, at some point, a parent will need to discuss with a child.
Carly and Molly Houlahan started Hives for Lives following their paternal grandfather's death from cancer. Credit: Hives for Lives With a big ...Hives 4 Lives has donated more than $170,000 to cancer research.
Asking questions is the first step to better parent-teacher communication. Credit: Getty ImagesSweaty palms, cotton mouth, the fear of raising ...Sweaty palms, cotton mouth, the fear of raising your hand ... if teachers and classroom settings made you nervous as a kid, the thought of your next parent-teacher conference might still cause anxiety. Take a deep breath. Knowing what to ask -- and which questions to avoid -- can help calm your fears.
Find a quiet spot for your child to do homework. Credit: Getty ImagesAs early as kindergarten, kids start bringing home worksheets, projects and ...Homework quickly becomes a way of your child's school life, and, as a parent, there are steps you can take to help make learning at home fun and (at least sort of) enjoyable.
Some schools require parents to volunteer. Credit: Chris Hondros, Newsmakers / Getty ImagesParents offering their services in the classroom may ...Parents offering their services in the classroom may not be a new idea, but things have changed since your mom joined the PTA. Volunteering is now a requirement at some schools, but don't fret: There are painless and fun ways to volunteer, even if you missed signing up early during the back-to-school orientation.
Your child might not like the teacher as much s the other kids, but is it time to move her to another classroom? Credit: Getty Images"I don't ...
Shannon McNamara, back row, far right, stands with some of the original 2008 SHARE girls from the Kiteyagwa Primary School in Bukoba, Tanzania, East ...
When designing birth announcements, new parents might consider using creative added elements, such as a band that wraps around a photo. Credit: Alee ...