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  • Easy Ways to Prevent Heavy Backpack Injuries, Strains in Children

    Easy Ways to Prevent Heavy Backpack Injuries, Strains in Children1

    By Robert Kaulbach Backpacks, when used correctly, provide a convenient and easy method for students of all ages to carry books and supplies to and from school. However, many children and parents are unaware that when proper precautions are not followed, backpacks can cause more harm than good. If your child complains about back pain

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  • How to Find Your Child’s Organizational Style

    How to Find Your Child’s Organizational Style0

    By Katherine Firestone There is no one specific way to be organized. Your child does not have to color-code by subject (though, that is one good way to organize). He or she does not necessarily have to use a planner (though the teacher probably won’t appreciate I said that). And children don’t even need a

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  • New Town, New School: How to Help Your Child Transition

    New Town, New School: How to Help Your Child Transition0

    By Michelle Perras-Charron As families enter the last month of summer vacation, many parents begin thinking about their child’s new teacher assignment and school supply shopping lists. But for some, summer is strategically the best time to tackle a relocation to a new town — or even a new state — as the kids are

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  • How Parents Can Navigate the First Day of Kindergarten

    How Parents Can Navigate the First Day of Kindergarten0

    By Jennifer Sheehy Everett Kindergarten is a rite of  passage, there’s no denying it. Every year, moms, dads, and caregivers strap bulging backpacks onto still-so-small children and send them off to tackle what may be the first stop on their educational journey. The nervousness and excitement in their tiny bodies may be palpable, but perhaps

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  • Take a Healthy Approach To Sending Your Kids Back to School

    Take a Healthy Approach To Sending Your Kids Back to School0

    By Melissa Willette It seems like only yesterday that our children were wrapping up their last day of school and heading off to the pool, summer camp, and family vacation. Yet, the new academic year will soon be here, and it’s time to think about what’s needed to prepare them for a safe and healthy

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  • This Fall’s Fresh, Fun School Supplies

    This Fall’s Fresh, Fun School Supplies0

    Shopping for school supplies has never been more fun — or fashionable. Bright colors, funky designs, and new takes on old classics are ready for you when you head to the store (or online) with your child’s list in hand. Here are some favorite finds for Fall 2017. Style Block Boards samsclub.com, $19.84 Students can jazz

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