As COVID-19 school closures continue, educators are scrambling to figure out how to keep teaching students when they can’t be in the same room. Fortunately, many companies have tools available for all grade levels, from kindergarten through college.
Teachers typically claim they don't need any gifts because teaching is reward enough. Yet the job of any teacher - whether of kids, teens,...
Costumes for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers present a special challenge each Halloween. Most aren’t old enough to care what they are, but parents still enjoy dressing them up. But don’t break the bank on a costume your kid probably won’t remember. These DIY options are perfect for little ones.
While the RV life is an exciting one, it’s a major lifestyle change for families with school-age children. Road-schooling comes with many benefits. But if you’re a road-schooler, you have to make special considerations to ensure your children receive the education they deserve.
With a pandemic raging and the second wave already beginning in the U.S., the CDC has released guidelines for celebrating a safe Halloween that nix our favorite activities — at least without modification. But these safe and fun family activities keep the joy alive without killing your wallet.
Halloween’s a lot of fun. When else can you dress up as whoever or whatever you want and gorge yourself on candy? But if you’re unprepared for the safety pitfalls, the fun can quickly turn into a nightmare, especially in the era of COVID-19. Here’s how you can celebrate and keep your family safe.
Fall is a great time to get outside. No matter where you live, the great outdoors in the United States becomes a playground in the fall, and budget-friendly activities are plentiful. Here is a list of ideas for the best fall activities to try with your family and friends for little to no cost.
As any parent will tell you, young children grow like weeds. They’re continually outgrowing their clothes, making new clothes a significant expense for parents. But if you adopt these smart shopping and care strategies, you’ll save money — and your sanity.
The price of candy for trick-or-treating is enough to scare off any Halloween shopper. We all want to be generous with every adorable princess, superhero, witch, and vampire that comes to our door. But we also don’t want to break the bank. So try these tricks to save on all your Halloween treats.
Child care is notoriously expensive in the United States. More than half of parents pay more per year for day care than the average cost of in-state college tuition. These tips can save you money on child care and keep it affordable despite rising costs.
In 2019, Americans spent $3.2 billion on Halloween costumes, often paying an average of $40 each. If you’ve got an entire family to buy for, that’s over $100. If the cost of costumes at the average retail store is beyond your budget, it’s time to look for ways to slash the expense.
The percentage of public schools that require uniforms is on the rise. They provide many benefits for kids and schools, but uniforms have one big downside for parents: the cost. If your kids wear a uniform to school, these tips can save you lots of money from now until they graduate.