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How to Keep Kids Organized at Home and School

Learning is supposed to be fun, but being disorganized can make grasping new concepts difficult. With a little help, teaching your kids how to get organized will instill a lesson sure to yield life-long positive results. Here are some good habits to encourage that will help the student in your household make schoolwork a priority.  

Create a School Zone at Home

Create an efficient and neat space that’s dedicated to schoolwork and schoolwork only ...

Halloween Safety Tips

For one special night each October, kids delight in dressing up and overindulging in sugar. Halloween may be full of sweet and spooky fun, but it doesn't come without some risks, too. Parents always need to be diligent to keep their kids safe during this holiday. Here are some tips to keep in mind before your family hits the trick-or-treat trail.


  • Take a night off from your respective screens and electronics. Snap all ...

Easy Autumn Snacks and Meals for the Family

It's that comfort food time of the year! But comfort food can be as healthy as it is filling. Here are some fun, nutritious and delicious dishes you can share with your family this fall.

Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup

This easy recipe is ideal for warming up on a chilly fall day.


  • 1 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 10 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 8 ounces pasta
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 ...

5 Healthy after-school snacks

Getting kids to choose healthy snacks doesn’t have to be a battle. You just need to work together to come up with some recipes that will appeal to young taste buds. One of the great things about collaborating with your kids is that it means more quality family time. Spending that time in the kitchen also helps your kids learn to cook, be more independent and understand why preparing meals at home is good ...

Backyard Games for Day and Night

Yes, summer is effectively over, but there’s still plenty of warm weather ahead. Besides, whatever the season, there's fun to be had during family game day — or night — especially when you take it outdoors! 

Lawn Twister

Paint a “Twister board” right onto your lawn. Cut a 10-inch circle out of a pizza box or a poster board and use it for the template, then make the circles using four different colors of washable ...