refreshing your knowledge to help kids with homework

Ask These Questions Before Choosing An Online Elementary School

Is an online elementary school the right choice for your child? Whether your child is just getting ready to start kindergarten or already partway through the elementary years, take a look at the questions to ask before you choose a cyber school option. Why Do You Want Your Child To Attend An Online Elementary School Program? There isn't one universal or "right/wrong" answer to this question. But this doesn't mean you shouldn't ask or answer it. Read More 

Childhood Social Anxiety & The COVID Pandemic — Treatment Plans Based On Childhood Stages

There's no doubt the COVID pandemic changed the world in many ways. Schools and businesses shut down. People socially distanced, stayed home, and wore masks. These tools were done to mitigate the risks of spreading the virus so many people adhered to the guidelines, even if grudgingly so. Big changes like this affected many people, especially children with social anxiety. Here are ways the COVID pandemic affected children's social skills at various ages and the types of treatments that may help. Read More 

What Can You Expect From A Montessori Child Care Center?

Child care centers can relieve parents of some of the burden of child care. Parents who need to go to work will be happy to have a safe place to leave their kids. Montessori child care centers do more than simply watch your child. They can also offer your child valuable experiences. Here are four things you can expect from a Montessori child care center: 1. Your child will be safe and supervised. Read More 

3 Steps To Feel More Confident About Your Senior Parent Driving

As your parent ages, he or she may slowly begin losing his or her independence, and this can be devastating to seniors. Driving is one type of freedom many seniors try to hold on to for as long as possible, simply because having the ability to get around is important. If you have concerns about your parent's ability to drive but do not want to eliminate this freedom if it isn't necessary yet, you could always take the following steps to make sure your parent is still capable of driving around safely. Read More 

Teaching Sight Words: How To Make It Fun

Now that your child is beginning to learn their phonics, how do you begin teaching them to read? Reading is part sounding out words, and part recognizing sight words. After your child knows their phonics, they can sound out some words, but there are some words that are a little more difficult to sound out such as the word "the" or "you". These words are sight words and you can teach these words to your child in a way that makes learning fun. Read More 

About Me

refreshing your knowledge to help kids with homework

When I was in high school 20 years ago, I didn't take the learning process seriously. I did what was necessary to pass one grade to the next and graduate. Soon after graduating, I got married and started my family. After struggling for years to help my kids with homework that should have been easy for me to do, I decided to go back to school to take some refresher courses and learn what I should have learned the first time around. My blog will show you different resources that you can use to help you assist your kids with homework that is beyond your knowledge level.