Asking your child ‘how was your day at school?’ at the beginning of the school year might have them babbling away. However, after a time they might be giving you one-worded answers. There are many things to talk about how their day went at school. There are new friends, new projects, new classrooms, and even […]
The first day our kids start school is one of their biggest milestones in life. It is also one of the biggest steps we take into parenthood. Our children spend a great deal of time learning and getting an education. We want our children to be successful—it’s part of our job as a parent to […]
Raising a young family can be an extremely rewarding job. It can provide you with a clear purpose and can change the way that you look at the world. However, it is important that you are able to exist outside of your family and that you can view yourself as a valuable individual. One of […]
Advancing technology is making new educational tools available to teachers, parents and students. Global spending on educational technology is growing 17 percent a year and will increase to $252 billion by 2020, according to a recent report by EdTechXGlobal. One of the most popular new technologies is learning management systems (LMS), which use online software to help […]
Last week, we shared the first five of our top ten parenting goals for the year. Here’s a recap: Equip and empower for independence Develop soft skills and professionalism Invest in your relationship Build a strong work ethic Quash any sense of entitlement We hope you took some quality time to consider how you’re doing […]
Last week, we challenged students to set fresh new goals to jumpstart the school year. Goals that would enrich their lives and build valuable leadership skills. Now, dads and moms, it’s your turn! We can always up our games, too. As we at LifeSmart evaluate the trends among today’s teens and young adults—the success stories and […]
More school lunch box jokes! Continue the lunch time laughter by adding these jokes in your child’s lunch box. Click here to get this FREE School Lunch Joke Printables from Events to Celebrate.
The school year is back in sessions. You might have recently sent your first kid off to college or sent your kid back to college. Either way you probably are missing them already and wonder how they are doing. They are missing you too, trust me. To know you are thinking about them, you might […]
Inspirational Dr. Seuss quote to decorate your child’s room. Click here for this FREE “Going Places” Back to School Printable from Redfly Creations.
Breakfast is one of the most essential and nutritious meals of the day that we often skip or just don’t have time for it. Making breakfast meals ahead of time might seem more than a chore, but it is absolutely easy and will help you not miss out on getting them first meal of the […]