Arts and Education
The Top 13 Things College Admissions Officers Want
When competing against thousands of other applicants, here are some expert suggestions for standing out in the college admissions process.
Help! I Can't Stand My Child's Teacher!
Don’t have the warm fuzzies about your child’s teacher this year? Don’t worry. We can help.
Easing in to Back-to-School
Packing up the swimsuits and breaking out the backpack? Here are our top suggestions for easing back into the swing of the school year.
College Bound: Dorm Essentials
Don’t settle for a drab dorm room. Make it your own home away from home with these smart suggestions.
Art Options for Kids of All Kinds
Have a child who’s more interested in baseball than Beethoven? No worries. There are art options for kids with all interests. Here’s how to hone in on the best option for your child.
Summer Camp 101
Jill Tipograph, founder of Everything Summer, shares everything you need to know about summer camp.
Where to Start the National Scholarship Search
If you’re wondering how to afford college, check out these great places to start the national scholarship search.
The Best Teacher Gift Ideas
Need a creative-yet-easy-yet-thoughtful teacher gift idea for the end of the school year? Check out these five suggestions!
10 Ways to Spark Your Child’s Imagination
Try these fun, creative ways to nurture your child’s imagination.
5 New School Fundraising Ideas
Forget the wrapping paper and cookie dough fundraising ideas. We uncover some new and innovative ways to earn big bucks for your child’s school with little-to-no sweat equity from Mom and Dad.
Raising Einstein: Recognizing and Rearing Gifted Kids
If you suspect you have gifted kids under your roof, here’s how to nurture—not exploit—that natural talent.
Is Your Child Really Ready for College?
College is a huge commitment and expense, and it’s a decision not to be taken lightly. Here’s how to tell if your child is truly ready for college.
No More Cursive in the Classroom?
With Common Core taking over the nation’s classroom curriculums, age-old standards like learning cursive are falling by the wayside. Is this a good move for our children? Or is there more to cursive writing than meets the eye?