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7 Simple Steps to Get an Organized Start to the New School Year
by Janet Nusbaum.The lazy days of summer are behind us and another school year is in full swing. It's once again time to handle the deluge of school papers that flow in and out of our homes. For students and parents alike, getting an organized start to the new scho...
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Tips on Effective Home Schooling
by Silvester Thompson.While there are many philosophies and approaches to home schooling, all parents want to see their children reach their full potential. Here are some tips from SFK Media Specially for Kids Corp., the company that developed the ReadEnt at-home learning...
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Back to School on a Budget
by Lily Morgan.Getting ready for heading back to school is a period of the year where the pressure is on the parents more than the kids. Children are off enjoying the summer, and they're not oriented on worrying about school supplies in the middle of July. After al...
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Tips For Packing School Lunches
by Lily Morgan.Packing a healthy school lunch for your little one can be challenging - especially during those rushed mornings when everything seems to go wrong. If you give in and let them eat hot dogs and chocolate cake for a one day, you can look forward to endl...
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The Back To School Battle
by Levi Quinn.Getting kids ready to go back to school can seem complicated, to say the least. Prying your little ones away from the television screens during those hot summer months to go sit in a classroom and watch "educational" videos all day long may seem like...
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Elementary School Fundraising
by Veronica Scott.If you have children, there is the inevitable chance that you will encounter an elementary school fundraiser. It comes with the territory of putting kids through either public or private school. Fundraising can be a great way for parents to help supp...
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Looking Into the Various Functions of Preschool Daycare Centers
by Muna wa Wanjiru.Preschool daycare is generally where tiny tots between the ages of 3 & 6 are enrolled to learn how to interact with other kids there own age while their parents are at work. However, preschool daycare can also be carried out in one's home by an exper...
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Children Of Illegal Aliens - What Happens After High School?
by David Larsen.Many US teens are finding their legal status isn't what they thought it was.The issue of illegal immigration has reached a fever pitch in the media and in the country as a whole. But what about those who are caught in the cross-hairs and didn't even ...
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After School Activities - How Much is Too Much?
by Karen Fusco.Should your child go out for football practice when it's 5 days a week? Aren't 3 days enough? It's common for parents to be a little confused when it comes to deciding how much is too much with reference to after school activities. Many think that s...
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Boring After School Activities
by Karen Fusco.Why does Lisa grumble when it's time for her to go for her piano lessons? How come Jack abhors the sight of his skates now? After all, these kids were very enthusiastic about the programs when they started off. What happened? Parents are often confu...
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After School Programs - the Benefits Abound!
by Karen Fusco.Today's children grow up in a society that demands expertise in everything. Learning from textbooks is not enough for your children's overall development. It's the age of specialization and your child cannot afford to miss out on this window of oppor...
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After School Programs
by Karen Fusco.What's there to do after school for your child? Sitting around the house watching TV, playing endless computer games and snacking just won't cut it any more. When he gets restless, you get restless. If he's got more time than he knows what to do with...
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Crime in U.s. Schools Remains Unchanged
by Kristin Gabriel.Violent and property crime rates at the nation's schools during 2005 -- 57 such crimes per 1,000 students age 12 or older -- were statistically unchanged from the 2004 rate of 55 victimizations per 1,000 students.We see how crime and violence affect ...
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School Night Enchiladas-with the Best Enchilada Sauce!
by Chuck Machado.School Night enchiladas wasn't the creative endeavor most people think. Rather, this recipe is a father's desperate attempt to juggle work, family and quality food. In the middle of the week, when the final straw may be to cook a meal, I had to come ...
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Turning Poor Grades Into Excelling in School
by Jim Hartley."Last year at the end of the school year we did a little dance because Cody made it to the next grade. For quite a while there, we weren't sure if he would. He's a bright kid, but schoolwork just seems to frustrate him. I'd come to think of him as a ...
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Whats School Like for My Teen?
by Jim Hartley.We learn a lot from parents. They often observe how much easier it is to talk about school with their sons and daughters after SuperCamp. Before, when parents brought up the subject of schoolwork, their teens tended to get reactionary: "Here it comes...
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Home School Software Enriches the Home Classroom
by Sheryl Wood.As a home schooling parent, you face special hurdles that the traditional classroom teacher does not face. Many of the traditional classroom activities that are in curriculum books and on the internet are difficult to do with one or two students. As ...
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Freshman Fifteen: The College Student Tool Box
by Chiron99.When it comes time to preparing your freshman for college, the list may seem endless - from towels and dishes to furniture and clothes. And you may find yourself returning to the store for items that slipped your mind. Something that may have slipped...

Paying for your Childs College Education
by Cindy Morus.This is probably the most intensive short-term cash drain on any family's finances. Unlike most other big- ticket items, such as homes or automobiles, that can be paid off in monthly installments, college tuition must be paid out over a relatively sh...
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College Savings Reward Plans - Making Them Work for You
by Tim Paul.You are probably well aware that college costs are soaring and that the need for parents to build college savings has never been greater. You may also be aware of various loyalty reward programs (such as Upromise and BabyMint) that pledge to help bui...
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Still More Crazy College Roommate Stories
by Dan The Roommate Man.A few weeks later we had thrown a small gathering and had people in and out of the house. Well I noticed that (and I mean no offense to frat boys when I finish this sentence) some 'think you are cool trying to take our cheap whiskey'-fratboy walked o...
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More Crazy College Roommate Stories
by Dan The Roommate Man.Naturally I overrode it.I moved in. At first Cathy was really cool, but over the course of days she starts to tell me her story. Turns out she's a Paxil addict who just got off her meds; she's bipolar; she may have schizophrenia; and her poor brother...
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More True College Roommate Stories
by Dan The Roommate Man.Less than a week into the semester, CrazyBones decides that he doesn't need to go to class anymore. So this, along with the fact he doesn't have a job, provided ample free time for him to sit around in sweat pants and be an all around scrub. As a few...
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College Roommates 101
by Dan The Roommate Man.Yes, I heard all the roommate stories before I started college. The majority of them were about how awful roommates were and how it was impossible to get along. I had a major case of roommate phobia before I started college and I was convinced that I...
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Even More College Roommate Tips
by Dan The Roommate Man.Be realistic.Don't expect your roommate to be your best friend and constant companion. Continuous close contact can strain even the best of friendships.Keep the lines of communication open.Discuss the potential areas of conflict. Be open to compromis...
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