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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Follow this handy guide to involving a toddler, preschooler, big kid, or teen in the kitchen.
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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.
6 Brilliant Ways to Disguise Learning as Fun
Plentiful playtime is essential to a child's development, with benefits ranging from improved mental and physical health to enhanced emotional well-being. And while playing simply for the sake of fun has myriad merits, it's also the ideal opportunity for parents to sneak in a bit of learning—especially in the long summer months.
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Illinois Man Dead After Jumping in Frozen Pond to Save Granddaughter, 10: 'He Died a Hero'
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