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August 16, 2012
Parent blog: Why the wait for class lists?
This mom wonders why class lists can't be posted weeks before school starts, rather than the day before, so kids - and parents - can prepare for a new year.
August 15, 2012
Ask an Expert: Keep the Olympics going (in school)
Are your kids bummed the Olympic games are over? You can still harness that enthusiasm to get your kids moving at school - and at home.
August 9, 2012
Ask an Expert: Get ready to meet the teacher
A former teacher, literacy consultant and mom of four offers some key questions to ask at those back-to-school nights.
August 3, 2012
Ask an Expert: Prepping for back-to-school
An education expert offers some tips to get your family back on track for back-to-school. It'll be here sooner than you think.
July 31, 2012
Parent blog: Starting at a new school
Starting a new school year can be stressful for kids and parents, particularly when dealing with a new school. Here's what worked for one family.
July 25, 2012
Parent blog: School supplies cost how much?
The cost of school supplies is going up. Get some tips on how to save money this year - and also how to help families in need.
July 21, 2012
Ask an Expert: Children and tragedy
How to help your children when tragedy strikes close to home. They often take their cues from you and other adults around them.
July 10, 2012
Parent blog: Hooking kids on civic engagement
A Boulder mom learns what it takes to inspire her kids to be engaged citizens – an aging playground and a train run by beef fat. What about your kids?
July 9, 2012
Parent blog: Hooking kids into civic engagement
A Boulder mom learns what it takes to inspire her kids to be engaged citizens - an aging playground, and a train run by beef fat. What has it taken in your family for your kids to take a stand on something?
July 3, 2012
Parent blog: Preparing for overnight camp
The EdNews Parent editor learns the hard way how not to prepare your child for his or first overnight camp. Learn from her mistakes.
July 2, 2012
Teachers look to Buddhism to destress
Supporters say programs teaching Buddhist-inspired practices such as mindfulness are helping teachers stay calm and healthy. What do teachers in your district do to de-stress?
June 27, 2012
Ask an Expert: Help with an overweight child
A Colorado mom asks what to do if your daughter is overweight. Should you put her on a diet? Find out what this expert has to say.
June 26, 2012
Ask an Expert: Preparing a child for kindergarten
The founder and a founding teacher of a new Denver charter school give parents some tips on preparing their children for kindergarten.
June 25, 2012
Ask an Expert: Stimulating kids' brains
Just because it's summer does not mean your child should stop using his or her brain. It's a good time to hone certain skills.
June 25, 2012
Editor's blog: Prepping for overnight camp
This editor learns the hard way how not to prepare your child for his or first overnight camp. Get some ideas about what you can do to make the child's inaugural camp experience a good one. Addendum: All went well.
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