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12 New School Year Resolutions

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Make Homework Time Painless


Let's face it: Homework time isn't exactly fun. But as a parent, you can take some steps to make it a little less painful. Having a separate workspace for each of your kids, or asking your teen to abandon his cell phone during homework time can make all the difference in the world of homework efficiency. Check out these homework pointers for parents, and communicate with your kids to ensure they complete all their work.

Next: Keep Kids' Schedules Manageable

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The Latest and Greatest Book for Kids
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Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

Top 10 Wintertime Neighborhood Games
Who says you have to stay inside when the temperature drops? Snowy weather is a great excuse to round up your neighborhood for some outdoor winter fun and games.

2015 Family-Friendly Oscar Nominees
The Oscar nominations are in, and they include several family-friendly movies. See which flicks earned a nod for Best Animated Feature Film and other awards.

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