Ask a D.C. Expert: 5 Tips For Getting Your Child Ready for KindergartenThe first day of school is an important step for the whole family, and you'll want to be as prepared as you can. Amy Mascott of the website Teach Mama has a few tips for you to ace getting your child ready for Kindergarten.
Ask a D.C. Expert: 5 School Lunches Kids Can Make ThemselvesWith a few easy-to-follow lunch plans, you can help guide your child in the wise decisions they make. Plum Relish co-founders Sarah Van Dell and Amanda Leader further help in the quest for developing healthy, easy-to-follow school lunches that kids can prepare themselves.
Top D.C. Stores for Back-to-School ShoppingIn recent years, it seems that we are hearing the phrase "Back to School" almost as soon as school lets out for summer break. Nonetheless, we have to prepare for the coming school year to ensure our students have the proper supplies and accessories needed to go into the new school year prepared for the work to come and with a positive outlook and excitement. Our list consists of some of D.C.'s children's boutiques and some of the more economical back to school options with some very unique and stylish consignment and vintage shops.
5 Items To Include In Your Child's Sensory KitLearning about the world can be tough for some young children, particularly ones who have sensory issues or disorders. But the senses can be used to help ground them, and there are a variety of toys and items that can do just that.
How To Create A Back To School Time CapsuleCreate some back to school memories, then re-visit those memories for many years to come. A back to school time capsule is a great annual tradition. Here's how to make one and a few ideas on what to include in your family's capsule.
5 Ways To Prep For School Before The First DayStart the school year off on the right foot by helping your kids prep for school before the first day.
5 Traditions to Start Your Back to School RoutineWhat memories do you use to help document your child's progression through school? Here are five different traditions you can begin this year.
5 Ways to Create the Perfect Study Space in Your HouseOne of the keys to academic success is an organized (and quiet!) at-home study space. Create a homework hotspot in your home, whether it’s located in a designated room or tucked into a smaller nook with these tips.
5 Healthy Breakfasts for Weekday MorningsPlan ahead for a quick and healthy morning meal from your own kitchen.
5 Tips on How to Beat SenioritisNearly every student entering his or her last year in school will face senioritis. Here are a few tips and tricks to help keep yourself motivated and on track.
Ask An Expert: Overcoming First Day Of School JittersOvercoming first day jitters -- whether for kindergarten or a new school -- all starts with the parents, according to two counselors who weigh in on the subject.
5 Tips For Students Adjusting To New School SchedulesKids of all ages love the lazy days of summer. Schedules are relaxed and fun is the main focus. These five tips can make falling back into school routines at the end of the summer break can be a lot easier.