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[Infographic] Scholastic Global Study Results Suggest the Key to Raise Lifelong Readers

Friday, September 8 is International Literacy Day and in recognition, Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, wants to encourage parents to help their kids to become lifelong readers. The Company surveyed parents and their children in five countries for the most recent editions of the Kids & Family Reading Report™. The findings from the report suggest simple insights […]

300 Nominees Announced for the Top S.T.E.M. Competition for Middle School Students

Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public announced the selection of the Top 300 competitors in the seventh annual Broadcom MASTERS® — the nation’s most prestigious Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) competition for middle school students. The Broadcom MASTERS, a program founded and produced by the Society for Science & the Public, […]

5 Home Safety Hazards to Avoid When a Hurricane Strikes

As hurrican season is here, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning residents in its path of the deadly dangers that can exist after a hurricane sweeps through, knocking out power and causing flooding. CPSC wants consumers to remember to prevent these four home safety hazards: 1. POISONOUS CARBON MONOXIDE (CO) The exhaust from […]

[Shopping] 15 Acne-Fighting Essentials to Add in the Back to School List

This is part of a sponsored program with our friends at Neutrogena. As always, our expressions are ours. Research says that almost 8 in 10 teens have acne, as do many adults. So, it’s a much common problem that we may think. Teens are specially prone to this temporary skin condition due to the puberty […]

[Photos] How Does Our Children’s Future Look? Recap of Ford’s “City of Tomorrow Symposium” 2017

Ford Motor Company and the experts who attended the “City of Tomorrow Symposium” in San Francisco on August 16th envision a more holistic, organic and inter-connected future powered by a transportation operating system and shaped by “total multi-modal mobility.” They all agree that – in order for such a positive future, we need to challenge […]

[Shopping] 27 Teen Skincare Essentials Perfect for Back to School You Can Buy Online

This is part of a sponsored campaign with Neutrogena. As always, all expressions are ours. The fifteen-year old girls now are not the same fifteen-year olds back in our time. Millenial parents have to do with it, but also the fact that these teens were born with the YouTube culture. The YouTuber subculture to be […]

[Ask Lina] [Video] How to I deal with the homework battle?

Homework can be a tricky subject. Imagine you are 8 hours at work and then you know that when you get home, you need to spend a few more hours – well doing more work. We also recommend: Understood.org Launches Bilingual “First-Day Ready Guide” for Parents of Children with Learning Disabilities A lot of families […]

[Vide] Understood.org Launches Bilingual “First-Day Ready Guide” for Parents of Children with Learning Disabilites

The beginning of a new school year can be challenging for all children, but it is an especially difficult time for families with children who struggle with reading and writing, math, focus and organization. One in five children in the U.S. have learning and attention issues, like ADHD and dyslexia, and many never receive a formal […]

This is How Much You Can Estimate to Spend During 2017 Back-To-School Season

The Huntington Backpack Index has tracked classroom supply and school fee costs passed on to parents since 2007 to highlight the added burden of public school expenses beyond assessed taxes. The Index is limited to required supplies and common fees to bring attention to an often overlooked major annual expense. Other back-to-school surveys typically concentrate […]

[Shopping] 20 of the Coolest Comics Backpacks for Boys We Found Online

Other than the mind, no other back to school item is as useful and essential than your boy’s backpacks. Books, notebooks, pencils, pens, wallet…..! The list goes on and on of everything stored in them. The super hero of the house will soon take on a new acadamic year than starting off the year with […]

[Shopping] 30 of the Coolest & Cutest Backpacks for Girls Found Online

Yes, it seems just like yesterday that the summer break started, but as we have the kids enjoying play time at home or summer camp, is normal to start planning for the soon-to-be-here back to school season. There’s no other school item that can show off your kid’s personality as backpacks. Combine it with their […]

The New Video Game, FrogLeap, is for Tweens and Coded Entirely by 100 Kids

LeapLearner, an ed-tech company based in Shanghai, published the new video game “FrogLeap” which was created and coded entirely by kids. The rising startup brought together children ages 4-15 to create what is probably the world’s most collaboratively coded video game. The massive hackathon where the game was created took place during Yomo Shanghai as part of GSMA […]

[Ask Lina] Why does my child hide and show fear when adults enter her classroom?

“Ask Lina” is a special editorial series where we invite you to send us your parenting questions in the comments below and our teen & tween emotional expert, Lina Acosta Sandaal, gives you tips that will help you navigate these crucial “in-between years.” Article originally published in Lina’s blog. Many parents have questions about how their […]