School Age Kid

Pre-Teen Girl. How to handle her multiple personalities.

Moms of tween girls will laugh, or may be cry, recognizing their daughters in this brilliantly written by Abi blog article. We loved this article posted on www.ScaryMommy.com and would like to share it with our readers. The Multiple Personalities of a Tween Girl by Abi I have a tween. A girl – the most savage of all [...]

Let’s go magical! Wizard School party

My 9-year old is into Harry Potter theme now. Very-very much so! He read the first two J.K. Rowling’s books, watched the first movie. Spells, potions, wands and other wizard things are among his favorite topics to talk with friends about. As you can guess, I did not have any choice of birthday party themes, [...]

GIGANTIC BUBBLES! Gigantic fun outdoor activity.

The amazing.  The stupendous.  The jaw dropping… the Gigantic Bubbles!  All kids love bubbles.  Our kids were fascinated with our own Homemade Bubble Solution and Wand Test… but these bubbles were just OUT OF THIS WORLD  experience.  We loved it so much, that we made them again during birthday party celebration. First the kids got [...]

Start the new school year off on the right foot!

With the summer rolling towards the end, we all get infected with the Back To School rush. Backpack?  Here.  Lunch Box?  Pretty.  Gazillion of pencils and notebooks?  All ready to be lost and demolished. Tee-shirts, sneakers and pants?  In neat piles in a closet.  Labels?  Stick them on. Socks?!.  Oh, good, all here.   What else? [...]

No child is too smart to fail the kindergarten readiness test

Is your kid ready for kindergarten? Pfff!  While many moms start nervously fidgeting, I was sure that this question didn’t even apply to me: common, my kid could read and multiply before he ever saw the inside of the school bus… Boy, I was surprised.  As my (in my eyes not only the cutest, but [...]

Is your child gifted? Other kind of talented thinker?

Parents and teachers always try to identify the gifted students. Usually extremely bright students with higher than average abilities to learn are considered to be gifted. In reality, such approach is too simplistic. A well-recognized university speaker, numerous publications author, and a former school teacher, Bertie Kingore, Ph.D., suggests more complex and unique classification of [...]