Christmas is just around the corner. You know this because the younger children are writing letters to Santa and the teenagers are dropping not too subtle hints about what they really want for gifts.
Are you a stepmom struggling with your role in the lives of your stepchildren, or frustrated and in need of some support from someone who understands your situation? There are many sources of online support geared specifically toward helping stepmoms cope with their situations, so they can create better, more balanced homes for their families. […]
As a stepmom, I have spent a lot of time with my stepson helping him with his homework. Since he was living in our home, keeping track of his school work and his attendance often seemed to fall to me. Being the reluctant student that he was, it was no simple matter getting him to […]
Why You Should Read Odd Girl Out Sometimes parents forget what it is like to be a kid, and don’t recall the stress and pressure they faced growing up. Even if you haven’t forgotten, your daughter may think you don’t understand what she is going through; she may find it difficult to express the magnitude […]
Provide a Healthy Snack If your child is hungry, he or she will have a difficult time concentrating on the task at hand. Prevent your children from zoning out or becoming cranky; give them a healthy snack before they get started. Fruit with yogurt and a piece of cheese make an ideal snack. Their bodies […]
Is your child struggling with writing and spelling? One way to improve your child’s writing skills is to start a shared journal project. It takes only minutes a day and provides you and your second, third or fourth grader with an opportunity to connect in a fun, creative way. What You Will Need for a […]