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20 Best Online Typing Tutors For Speed And Accuracy

Proficiency with computers is a must in our technology-rich world. Children and adults can benefit from improved fluency as communication becomes more dependent on screens and keyboards.  “Most research supports starting students on formal keyboarding around grade 4," occupational therapist Theresa Tovey says. With the need for formal keyboarding... more

What I Wish Parents Knew About School: Advice From A Teacher

As summer draws to a close, the excitement and nervousness about a new school year comes creeping in. Throughout my 10 years of teaching in public school classrooms, I’ve come across hundreds of children and parents — and their anxiety around learning and development. Don’t worry, it’s natural to worry... more

Airplane Travel With Kids: 20 Tips For Maintaining Your Sanity

Only six months after the birth of our third child, my husband and I decided to do something spontaneous and took the whole family on a trip to Europe. Many said we were crazy and stalked our Facebook pages daily in hopes of watching hilarious stories of jet lag and... more

How To Train A Service Dog To Help You Live Your Best Life

Service dogs are invaluable tools that help people with disabilities lead more independent lives. With proper training, a service dog can assist with specific disabilities involving a loss of physical mobility and can alert the owners who depend on them to an onset of serious conditions like narcolepsy, seizures or... more

How To To Take Care Of A Puppy: A New Owner's Guide

Adding a puppy to the family can often be like one of those Pinterest fails. Your head is filled with all the adorable scenes of puppy kisses and playing fetch at the park, but the reality is consumed by countless hours of house training your dog and teaching them how... more

Breaking Down Preschool Benefits And Pricing

While many parents turn to preschool as a means to reenter the workforce, preschool’s main benefit lies in its ability to foster the development of kids under age 6. Picking a preschool should be an easy task, but with so many different philosophies, the process of researching ideologies can be... more

The 10 Best Online Math Tutors

With the growing rate of students involved in extracurriculars and after-school activities, online math tutors allow students to receive the help they need without overbooking themselves, and saving their parents from playing chauffeur to yet another after-school activity. How to find the one that’s right for you, and your budget... more