Back To School
Living with roommates can be hard. If you start the relationship with the proper information and tools, it can lead to happy cohabitation.
Worried that sending your kid off to college means their diets will consist of boxed meals or ramen? Is your son or daughter moving into their first off-campus apartment and far away from dining halls? Our sister company, Simon & Schuster serves up some college-appropriate cookbooks designed to make cooking easy and even fun for your kids after they’ve fled the nest.
How many admissions officers are using the internet to screen applicants? What kind of online behavior affects a student’s admission to the college of their choice?
Even highly trained chefs deal with kid critics when it comes to lunch box offerings. The Executive Chef of Shaw’s Crab House in Chicago says use fresh ingredients and a little risk and you get fewer orders of pb&j this school year.
Jazzing up school supplies is a fun project for you and your kids before the school year starts. Stir up their artistic natures and create some one-of-a-kind gear together!
Thousands of students across the state packed their backpacks and headed off for the first day of school Monday. Some city students started the year off in a new building, while Baltimore County school leaders are trying to relieve overcrowding.
Join DJ 5 Starr the General as he spins a lineup of wild and crazy dance hits complete with glow sticks, hula hoops, and bubbles to ring in the new school year! But wait, there’s more. A limbo contest, spelling bee and some math trivia with prizes are sure to get the brain juices flowing, too. Free popcorn and soda seal the deal.
Who is your favorite teacher?
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.
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.
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.