Building a Better Student: Students of Divorce

Michelle has an interesting dilemma. She and Ryan divorced four years ago, and today they share custody of their pre-teen son and 13-year-old daughter. Many split families understand exactly the frustration that Michelle is experiencing. Ryan does not share her attitude toward academic discipline. A former Dean’s List graduate – and now a prosperous CPA […]

5 Ways to Help Your Kids Improve Their Grades

It can be frustrating to see your child earn bad grades. However, it is important to remember that bad grades are not the end of the world. There are several things that you can do to help your child improve his or her grades. Below are some important tips for helping your child: Address The […]

Help Kids Beat the Homework Blues

After a long day at school, kids are usually just looking to unwind at home. With fatigue, hunger, and multiple distractions, getting homework done is a real challenge. Even with a good homework schedule in place, staying motivated isn’t easy. Here are some tips to keep your child interested and motivated to continue learning at […]

4 Ways to Get Kids to Do their Homework (Without Bribing Them)

(Editor’s note: please welcome Alvina with a guest post that offers practical strategies for helping kids do homework peacefully. Thanks, Alvina!) Every parent who has school-aged children has had, at one point or another during their parenting careers, to struggle with homework issues. Of course, it completely makes sense that children, who have already spent […]