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September 2011

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After-School Activities Can Fuel Your Kids' Passions

After-school activities are the perfect venues for allowing children to explore different paths and nurture their talents.

How to Spot and Get Rid of Head Lice

Is your child scratching her head when you know she’s not figuring out a complicated riddle? Maybe she’s got a case of head lice.

Critical Thinking Skills Are Essential for School Success

Here are some strategies you can use to hone your child’s thinking skills:

A Bunch of Lunch Ideas

Here are four sites with enough school lunch ideas to help you pack fun meals from September through June.

5 Solutions to De-stress a Hectic Afterschool Schedule

If your afterschool schedule feels more hurried, stressful, and complicated than you would prefer, try the following the solutions to make life a little simpler.

Parents Turning Car Seats to Face Forward Too Early

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends children stay in rear-facing car seats until age 2.

Ahoy Mateys! September 19th is Talk Like a Pirate Day

Add a little "Yo, ho, hos!, "arghs," and "ahoy mateys" to your conversation throughout the day.

Food Safety Tips for Packing School Lunches

It’s important to make sure the food your kids are eating from their school lunches is safe.

Be a Coupon Queen! Here are Tips and Tricks to Get You Started

It’s really not difficult to become a coupon queen—or king. Here are some tips and tricks to get you started.

The Secret to Reading Success

Read aloud: it's the single most important step parents can take at home

Don't Miss the Annual Butterfly Migration from New Jersey

After a summer of transformation from caterpillar to butterfly, fall means it's time for New Jersey's resident butterflies to begin their migration south to Mexico.

Advocate for Your ADHD Child Now

Advocate for your ADHD or ADD child. Set up accommodations in school now.