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Unexpected days off from school might be fun for kids, but they're a pain for working parents. How can you be better prepared for the inevitable snow day or other emergency school cancellation? We dug up five ideas you might not have tried yet.
Should you reward your kids for doing their homework? What about cleaning their rooms, or playing with their little siblings? We dug into the research to find out what parents really need to know about how and when to offer incentives.
Watching your child develop a passion outside the classroom is priceless. But the sports teams and music lessons themselves? Those often come with a hefty price tag. Here are some ideas for finding opportunities that don't break the bank.
It's time to leave for college, but the packing lists are leaving your head spinning. Tuition is overwhelming enough—do you really need to buy a bunch of stuff for the dorm, too? Here are some suggestions for things to leave off your packing list.
Before summer winds down, try these four activities to get ready for a great school year ahead.