Beat the heat!

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Cheap Indoor Activities to Keep Their Brains (& Hands!) Occupied

It’s easy to keep kids busy in the summer when the sun is shining and a swimming pool (or beach) awaits. But the uber-hot days when the pool is full or rainy days when you’re stuck inside can be a bit more of a challenge, especially when you’re trying to avoid raising couch potatoes.

Here are 10 ideas to help you keep your child’s brain engaged without breaking the bank.

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Middle School Nightmares

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Tips to Start in Summer for a Trauma-Free Transition

Does the thought of sending your child off to middle school make you anxious? If so, you’re certainly not alone. Many adults have middle school memories of social awkwardness, hormonal upheaval, and the added pressure of more responsibilities with a growing need for more independence.

Now think of your child experiencing these same anxieties! Whether your child is transitioning into middle school or junior high, these easy, practical tips can ease the adjustment.

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June 6 is National Higher Education Day

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Two parts to smart: Is your teen college-ready?

Here’s some unsettling information: Just because your teen can remember math formulas or the timeline of World War II doesn’t mean they’re ready for college. In fact, brain experts will tell you that there are actually two parts to smart – knowledge and IQ – and you need both of them to get into the top colleges and universities. So, what’s the difference? Find out here, along with what you can do to help them prepare for college.

Two parts to smart: Is your teen college-ready?