School-Age Kids

Parenting guides, recreational activities, and educational insights to help parents raise children aged 6 to 13.


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Pros & Cons Of Participation Trophies

Participation trophies can benefit or hinder the point of winning. Here's more on the topic.

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Why Is Teaching In Physical Health Failing? We May Know

Phys Ed isn't developing as needed for children. Here's why.

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Mild Eczema In First Grade Likely To Resolve By Sixth Grade

Mild eczema in children should resolve as time passes, says researchers.

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How Scaffolding May Help Kids Self-Regulate

Self-regulation is a skill that children need to be taught and practiced. Parents can coach kids through tough situations.

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How To Call Out Your Tween When They Disrespect You

How to effectively and empathetically address tweens when they're being disrespectful.

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Everything You Need To Know About Your Child's Imaginary Friend

If a child suddenly starts talking to someone who isn't there, parents might be a little thrown off.

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Less Toys, More Imagination: Kids Are Naturally Creative

Toys are fun, and they do serve a purpose; but equally important is being intentional about the number of toys our children have.

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10 Birthday Party Ideas For Kids Born Near Thanksgiving (That Aren't Holiday-Themed)

November is a great month for a birthday party. Halloween is over and Christmas season has not yet officially started.

10 Non-Disciplinary Approaches To Correcting Tween’s Behavior

The tween years can be brutal. One minute a mother is looking at her 'seemingly' little child, the next they are getting a teenage type attitude

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10 Birthday Party Ideas For A Video Gaming Kid

There are so many video games these days. From preschool to adulthood, if someone likes to game, they can.

10 After-School (No Screen) Activities For The Tween Who Loves To Be Neat

Tweens are very capable. They can do a lot more than when they were in their toddler years.

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10 Simple Punch Recipes For A Kids' Party

Most children love punch. It's a special treat, that can make the moment special.

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Short Stories About Ghosts For Kids During This Spooky Season

If parents are looking for some great ghost stories for children, they may want to check here.

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10 Sweet & Simple Mason Jar Snack Ideas For Kids

Mason jars make for an amazing space for pre-made snacks because everything from sweet to savory can be contained in one space.

Tips For Helping Children Improve Their Handwriting

If your child needs extra help with improving their handwriting skills, we've got a few tips for you.

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10 Scrumptious Desserts That Will Have Kids Grinning From Ear To Ear

Kids love desserts! As such, tempt their tastebuds from time to time with sweets they are sure to love.

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10 Iron-Rich Foods That Improve Kids' Health

The list is vast and diverse, so there is bound to be something on here for even the pickiest eater.

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How To Keep A Child's Wig On For Halloween

When wigs do not stay in place it can ruin the entire look of a Halloween costume and put a real damper on trick-or-treating for kids.

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How To Make A DIY Face Mask For A Kids' Spa Night

Kids often appear to have perfectly delicate skin. They can still use skin care though.

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10 Easy Fancy Dress Ideas For Your Little Princess

When trying to find a dress to impress little girls, it really is quite simple to do!