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How to Get Involved With Your Child’s School

Fortunately, the relationship between parents and the school staff is usually quite good. In most instances teachers and principals welcome your input and your hands-on involvement in the school.  PTA & PTO Involvement  Active involvement in the parent-teacher association (PTA) or parent-teacher organization (PTO) is an excellent way to provide the school with your help […]

Should I Homeschool? 8 Questions To Ask Yourself

Why does homeschooling feel like a good idea? Consider your motivations for considering homeschooling. What needs are not being met in your current school environment, and how might homeschooling help meet those needs? There are many reasons that lead families to consider homeschooling. Often it comes up when a child’s school is not a good […]

Dating tips for single parents

From being open about your situation to freeing yourself of any guilt you’ve attached to dating, Amy Nickell shares some tips for dating as a single parent. Dating is a minefield whatever your situation. When you’re a parent, things can feel even tougher. When I first started dating again after my son (who is now […]

Finding friends: How to meet other new parents

You may be thinking: Friends? I already have plenty of friends! But a parent friend is different. We’re talking about someone who’s living through the same sleep, feeding, and development issues you’re facing with your new baby. Someone who’s happy to talk about poop, breast milk, and spit-up. Someone who won’t mind – or notice […]

Tips for Parents Going Back to College

In addition to being a nontraditional student, you’re also trying to balance family life when you’re a parent heading back to school. Add these tips to the ones above to make the most of your college return: Explain to your kids what you’re doing. Even though you’re the one attending classes, your kids will be embarking […]