School supplies and where to get them

Growing up, my grandmother taught me a very valuable lesson when it came to school supplies. She used to take me to the local “Dollar Store” and we would spend 20 dollars on paper, pencils, pens, erasers, etc. Bag after …

Current fashion trends for teen girls

Today is a great time to be a teen girl when it comes to the wide variety of fashions that are available. There’s such a dazzling display of colors, patterns, and styles that it’s easy to get turned around and …

Calming your childs fears about starting a new school

Starting a new school year can be one of the hardest times in a child’s life. To an adult it doesn’t seem like much in the grand scheme of things but we’ve gotten older and forgotten how much fear is …

Balancing play and study time setting boundaries

One of the joys of being a child is having time to play. Playing is important in child development for a couple of reasons. It gives time for the body to decompress from the stress of an active schedule. It …

Balancing extracurricular activities with school work

As parents it’s important to help our children and give them the best tools to succeed in life. One of these tools is knowing how to balance things that need to be done. This especially important as our children get …