Back to school means back to bullying and abuse. Steve Simpson should know. See his comments below. Nationally recognized and award-winning, Simpson is a child advocate, child abuse survivor and media commentator who just released The Teenage and Young Adult Survival Handbook — a small guide that is modestly tucked inside in all four of his YA adventure novels … More Back to School Means Back to Abuse for Many
Many backpacks come with multiple compartments that help students stay organized while they tote their books and papers from home to school and back again. Compared with shoulder bags, messenger bags, or purses, backpacks are better because strong muscles — the back and the abdominal muscles — support the weight of the packs. And bulky or heavy … More 3 Backpack Safety Tips
Kids are more successful in school when parents take an active interest in their homework. It shows and makes the teacher’s job easier. Here are three ways you can help your child succeed. Know the teachers — and what they’re looking for. Attend school events, such as parent-teacher conferences, to meet your child’s teachers. Ask about their homework … More 3 Ways Parents Can Make Homework Easier
Jeff Tierney, M.Ed. has worked with children and families for over 35 years. He has been at Boys Town in Nebraska for the past 28 years working in the staff training and evaluation areas and, most recently, as Director of the Boys Town Press. Jeff is the author of Teaching Social Skills to Youth, Basic … More How to Help Kids Stop Procrastinating
The Women Tech Council (WTC) today launched a technology internship program to provide high school girls the opportunity to interact with technology companies, meet and interact with women in technology and understand the impact they can have by pursuing STEM careers. Participants will tour tech companies across Silicon Slopes, including Vivint, Ancestry, Instructure, Dell EMC, … More Women Tech Council Launches SheTech Internship for High School Girls
Dyslexia is a specific learning disability in reading. Kids with dyslexia have trouble reading accurately and fluently. They may also have trouble with reading comprehension, spelling and writing. Raising a child with dyslexia is a journey. Dyslexia is mainly a problem with reading accurately and fluently. Kids with dyslexia may have trouble answering questions about … More 5 Misconceptions About Dyslexia
This summer… Help your kids spend less time glued to their electronics… Get them outside and playing with friends the way it used to be with the newest collectible accessory! BBuddieez are an adorable collectible that you can play marble style games with, wear anywhere, AND collect to trade with your friends. Not only are BBuddieez cute and entertaining, but … More Get Outside with Bbuddieez, the Millennial Marbles!