Category Archives: School and Learning

Ideas to Keep Your Child’s Brain Strong and Active this Summer

We all experience it from time to time. The letdown after a big push. This letdown can hit when we least expect it or come as a predictable “what’s next?” A letdown

The Nitty Gritty on the Importance of Good Schools

The other day I came across a quote by Victor Hugo. “He who opens a school door, closes a prison”.  Wow! How powerful is that? I started thinking about the quote and

Timeless Playground Games

Quick! Name your favorite playground game or activity as a child. Chances are whatever game or activity you named is still around and on someone else’s favorite list. It’s the nature of

Study Time!

For many students the nightly homework scene is the bane of their existence. Other children seem to negotiate their way through it just fine. No matter how a child deals with it,

School Libraries, Public Libraries, and Free Little Libraries

Did you know that we all have an absolute treasure trove of learning available at our fingertips for free? Libraries, large and small, can provide a cornerstone of your child’s education and