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4 Ways to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework

If you think long and hard, it's not too difficult to remember what it was like being the same age as your kids are now, right? Well, then you remember exactly what you wanted to do when you got home from school-nothing. Your kids are no different, except that instead of wanting to play ball, hang out
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5 Tips for Supporting Your Child's Learning

By Laura Carlson

You have an extraordinary opportunity to empower your child's education. Whether your child goes to a conventional school or is home-schooled, you can fortify that learning experience. Here are a handful of tips to get you started: 1. Be aware of different approaches. Among the many teaching tactics-one
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Is Summer Brain Drain a Real Concern?

By JustMommies staff

When school got out for the summer, did you worry that your child might forget part of what was learned during the academic year? Once school is back in session after a free summer, what is the verdict--has your child lost some of the learning milestones he or she had reached the previous year? Summer
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Social Challenges in Grade School: How You Can Help

By JustMommies staff

The elementary school years are crucial to a child’s social development—it’s when he or she finds a “best friend,” learns to play well with other kids, and is exposed to other cultures or religions. Working with others and learning to navigate different social situations at school can be challenging.
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Eco-Friendly Summer Science Experiments for Kids

By Inhabitots

Looking for some clever ways to prevent summer brain drain? We've got plenty of eco-friendly science experiments that are so fun that your kids won't even realize you're trying to school them during the off season. These savvy students discovered that plants won't grow near WiFi routers. See if you come
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My Child Hates to Read! Ten Ways to Get Your Kids Excited About Books

By JustMommies staff

Have a child who would sooner do chores than pick up a book? Relax and rest assured in the knowledge that you are not alone. Reading can be a chore for some kids, but there are ways you can add some enthusiasm and encouragement to your kids to blossom their interest in books. Before you know it, you’ll
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Top 10 Educational Apps for Kids

By JustMommies staff

As the number of “cool” apps for kids grows, it’s no easy task to choose the 10 best educational ones. Many apps help support basic reading or math, or even increase scientific learning such as the wonders of the galaxies! Did you know that according to recent surveys the most popular app searches
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Pilgrims Unit Study

By JustMommies staff

In this unit study you will learn about the Pilgrims' voyage from England to America on the Mayflower. Your students will learn about how the Pilgrims lived and why they wanted to travel all the way to America. They will also learn about the Pilgrims first Thanksgiving. We have included a printable timeline
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Finding A Tutor For Your Child

By Nancy Da Silva

Student test scores in schools are down both on national and international levels. Blame it on over worked teachers, under staffed schools and over populated classrooms or unmotivated students, no one can deny the problem is reaching epidemic proportions. You want your child to get the very best education
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Apps for Students: Tools to Help Kids Learn & Stay Organized!

By JustMommies staff

As soon as summer break comes to a close and classes kick off for another school year, every student's schedule seems to get really hectic again. Fortunately, technology is making it easier than ever for your kids to stay on top of things. Here are some the best apps out there for helping students keep
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