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Monday, May 27, 2019

New Year’s Resolutions For The Entire Family

As parents and adult family members, our eyes are always open for teachable moments. It's worth noting that the new year is a perfect opportunity. Consider setting aside some time for quality family conversation...

New Years Resolutions Can Become A Positive Habit For Kids

New Year’s Resolutions are commonplace for many of us and there’s no reason why the new calendar year ritual can't be a positive experience for the entire family. Elementary school-aged children are especially good...

Take A Christmas Break For the Entire Family

Christmas is just around the corner, and with it, is vacation time from school and possibly from work. It’s a great chance to invest in memorable and meaningful activities as an entire family. With...

Tips To Help Sensitive Children Enjoy The Holidays

Let's face it -- the holiday season can be emotionally taxing for folks of all ages. Filled with out-of-the-norm activities like gift shopping, visits with relatives, holiday travel, disrupted routines and the like, this...

Babysitter Basics For The Holidays

It’s not uncommon for parents to participate in company parties, holiday events or social activities during the holidays … without their kids. If your family rarely works with babysitters, but is planning to in...

San(ta)ford Stops Around The Town

With the early arrival of Thanksgiving in the 2018 calendar year, it means more time to soak up the holiday sights and sounds with family and friends.  And of course, there's the biggest attraction...

Academic Achievement Tips For Your Pre-Teen Student

A few weeks ago, our Family First column shared ideas to help older students achieve their full academic potential. This week, we’d like to offer some tangible ways to work with your younger students....

Make Your Thanksgiving A Festive Family Time

It's hard to believe we're less than 2 weeks away from Thanksgiving.  Which means now is the time to finalize all your plans for this special holiday.  In addition to giving thanks for all the...

5 Ways To Help Students Improve Their Grades

Report cards for the first quarter are issued this Wednesday at Lee County Schools. After a close review of these results, there is a pretty good likelihood you'll know whether this school year is...

Look Forward Now To Falling Back

Many families are anticipating Halloween activities this week, but there's another milepost just around the corner that warrants your attention this week as well.  The biannual shift in clocks and sleep patterns is less...

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