Educational & Activities

Free Summer Reading Bingo (Encourage Your Child to Read More)

Summer reading helps develop strong readers. Here are several tips and a free summer reading bingo to encourage your child to read. With COVID-19 and distance learning, a lot of parents are understandably worried about their children’s academic skills.  The best news is the one activity that’s most helpful to prevent the loss of more …

Social & Emotional

Social Skills for Children (Checklist of Most Important Skills)

Parents know social skills are the foundation of friendships. Find a checklist and simple tips to help you teach social skills for children.   “How will my child develop social skills?” This is one of the main concerns parents expressed during all the pandemic shutdowns. Parents understand that social skills are so important for children …

Educational & Activities

Teach Your Child to Read – A Parent’s Guide by Age

Reading is the foundational skill for school success. If you want to teach your child to read, these practical tips every parent can use.   It’s the number one question parents ask about school skills: how do I teach my child to read? Parents know that future school success depends on the ability to read …

Mom Life

How You Can Print for Pennies (HP Instant Ink Review)

Say good-bye to expensive ink cartridges and hello to color printables. Read this HP Instant Ink Review to see how you can print for pennies.   I remember the day clearly: it was during a 2016 Presidental Election Debate. My old printer finally died. It has seen heavy use for several years. Printing forms, coupons, …

Educational & Activities

Letter Tracing Worksheets (Why Bigger is Better)

Your child is ready for letter tracing worksheets? Check out these tips so your child can learn to write the letters the most effective way.   Last weekend, I checked out the handwriting and letter tracing worksheets at the dollar store. They are just like the ones on the internet. Rows and rows of small …