Whose Responsible for Homework?

We discuss who is really responsible for homework and what we can do to help our kids succeed.  If you are a helicopter mom or one that really tries to make sure your kid get everything done, this is definitely a show you need to watch.  Or, if your kids are just starting school, listen so you don’t make mistakes.  Great content about how to help your kids succeed in life!

Dealing with the Digital Nation

We discuss  how technology is changing the lives of our children.   Our kids are growing up in a world where technology is natural and necessary to survive and thrive.  How is this changing our children’s brains, temperaments and learning styles.  Watch the entire PBS special at Digital Nation.

Protecting Your Child’s Motivation

To stay motivated, your child needs small successes along the way. Whether it is in spelling, math, music, or athletics, the key is to protect that motivation. Maggie Stevens, author of Parent Fix is the mom of 5 children and has many down-to-earth parenting tips to share with us.

Talking about Death with Children

Laura Wellington, creator of the Wumblers, discusses how to talk to children about death and how she turned tragedy into triumph. Laura’s story of personal tragedy and how she helped her children through the experience will give you insight into how you might deal with a similar situation.  Being prepared to know how to talk with your children (even though we hope you never have to) can ease the burden you might face. Also, learn how Laura’s creation, the Wumblers, is helping teach values to children!

Choosing the Right School for Your Child

With today’s variety of public schools, charter schools, private schools, magnet schools and so forth, you need to choose the right school for your child.  Sometimes a move to a different school can make all the difference and sometimes it might make it worse.