Big Kids

Your big kid's ready for school! As your child's development continues, focus on kindergarten and education with tips to improve reading and writing, test taking, and homework. Make sure to talk about any potential school problems, such as bullying, school cliques, and peer pressure. At home, focus on family values by teaching good manners and money management skills, and use our printable Chore Charts to teach responsibility. No matter the age, your child may throw a temper tantrum, so consult our discipline tips, and satisfy picky eaters with our nutritious and delicious school lunch and snack recipes.

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16 Ways Your Kids Can Help Around Mealtime
Follow this handy guide to involving a toddler, preschooler, big kid, or teen in the kitchen.
5 Free Online Learning Programs for Kids to Do at Home
You don't need to create teacher-level lesson plans to make sure kids keep on learning at home. Here are a few free resources to take advantage of while creating a plan for keeping little ones learning outside of the classroom.
30 Journal Prompts for Kids to Aid Self-Discovery
Journaling is a great way for kids to practice their literary skills and explore their emotions. Get started with these creative and entertaining prompts.
The Health Safety Checklist Your College-Bound Teen Needs
Your child's bags may be packed for college, but do they know what to do if they get sick or need to see a doctor? Here's how to prep them to fly the nest safely when it comes to their health care.
I'm Pausing to Celebrate the Firsts and Lasts of My Parenthood Journey
One mom realizes that her days of changing diapers are over and stops to appreciate some of those much-maligned moments in parenting.
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Water safety is important, even in the midst of a pandemic. Here's everything you need to know about enrolling your child in swim classes, from what to look for in a course to when to begin.
10 Black History Facts Every Kid—and Parent—Should Know
The Black history, influencers, and basics to teach your kids.
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