Lessons in Empathy and Proactivity: Two Great Summer Reads for Upper Elementary Students and Middle Schoolers

For those of us parenting through these uncertain times, one thing has felt absolutely certain: our children have not been getting all the education they have needed or would normally receive. And now summer is here.   Our children need to be outdoors—running, swimming, reestablishing connections to others and to the world that once was. But … Continue reading Lessons in Empathy and Proactivity: Two Great Summer Reads for Upper Elementary Students and Middle Schoolers »

5 Parent Hacks for Discussing a Novel You Haven’t Read

Your child is reading a novel. That is a good thing! But you might actually like to know a bit more about the subject: What lessons or ideas does the novel have to offer? What is my child taking from it? How well is my child understanding it? Why this book?  If you are like … Continue reading 5 Parent Hacks for Discussing a Novel You Haven’t Read »

Teacher Appreciation Giveaway!

Happy National Teacher Day! To help celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, we want to thank all you hard-working teachers out there who have persevered through a challenging, life-altering year of teaching! We’re giving away a $50 gift card to 5 lucky teachers. Just head over to our INSTAGRAM GIVEAWAY POST, like the post, follow us (if … Continue reading Teacher Appreciation Giveaway! »

Easy Easter Paper Crafts

Here are two easy Easter crafts you can do with your kiddos using materials that you most likely already have. We’ve included directions for handprint bunnies and mosaic eggs. You’ll need just a few materials for each craft:• construction paper or craft paper • scissors• glue stick• pencil, pen, and marker• (optional: hole punch and … Continue reading Easy Easter Paper Crafts »