The first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.
The bags are packed and the move-in date is coming up fast. Now all that’s left before moving into the dorms and starting a new life at college is dorm-room shopping. Here are some essential items to put on that shopping list.
Perhaps when you were growing up you came home from school, grabbed a snack and then went out to play with the other neighborhood kids. Homework came later. These days, after school time for younger kids is often reserved for enrichment in sports or the arts. It’s a great way to keep them active, and it provides an opportunity to explore areas of learning that schools cannot accommodate. Eventually, school sports teams, clubs and schoolwork will use up the after-school hours, but in the meantime, these area businesses know how to keep Baltimore’s kids going.
Whether you’re a student getting excited for back-to-school shopping or a parent looking for the easy way out of this annual chore, this guide will lead you to the best bargains for school supplies, clothing and haircuts in Baltimore. Keep it stress free by creating a plan and mapping out a low-traffic route. Grab a snack beforehand and plan on lunch if you’re taking the kids. It’s OK to make a few trips, marathon shopping is stressful and the best area shops are worth a few hours each.
Being the victim of a relentless bully can be a distraction and even a danger to kids. As a parent, it is important to recognize the signs of bullying, know how to talk to your children about bullies and establish an appropriate reaction to a bully situation.
Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.
Education and technology are becoming increasingly integrated, and keeping up on all of the new educational applications for kids is important. One of the biggest struggles is not finding an app; it is finding the appropriate app.
Stuck inside on a rainy day? Did your nanny call in sick? On any day of the week, you can find fun, affordable activities that both you and your toddler will enjoy throughout Charm City
If you want a great haircut for your child, check out the following salons: Cartoon Cuts, Salon 36 Kids, Planet Kids, Hair Cuttery and 100 West Hair Studio.
For your child’s next party, invite an educational entertainer to perform for your guests. From party balloons and clowns to snakes and lizards, these performers provide fun edutainment.
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Whether you are in high school or beyond, these 10 books are a must read for any literature fan. Take the time to get to know these authors and see why their novels have gone down in history as some of the best literature of the 19th and 20th centuries.