Summer camp seems the perfect summertime solution for elementary-age kids so they don’t sit around the house bored and so they can make friends and learn new things while having fun. As our children grow out of their “little kid years,” we sometimes forget they ...read more
Benefits of Tutoring for a Child Parents seek the help of a tutor for many reasons. Some parents may choose to have their kids work with a tutor if they are struggling with a subject or particular concept but tutoring isn’t just for kids who are struggling in ...read more
A lot of attention is being paid to the massive learning loss that K-12 students suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic, and for good reason: according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, 9-year-olds’ reading scores fell by the largest margin in ...read more
One of the biggest struggles of any busy parent, especially those parenting multiple children, is finding time to spend quality one-on-one time with each child. This can become even more overwhelming when you feel like you have very little free time. As a mom of ...read more
6 Tips to Prepare First-time Overnight Campers Whether your family has a long tradition of summer camp or this is the first camper from your clan, once you’ve made the decision to send your child to camp, the real work begins. Directors in our membership have ...read more
13 Great Skating Venues Around the Bay ICE SKATING WILL BE MEMORABLE for the kids or a great way to revisit your own childhood. You can even romance you know who with a spin on a Bay Area ice skating rink. Skating rinks options include scenic views and range in ...read more
SCHOOLS AND PRESCHOOLS
Financial Assistance: Basic Information You Should Know When Applying to a Private School
Financial aid officers take into account your income, assets, and expenses, including educational costs for other children.
Teach Your Children to be Mindful
How do You Teach Your Children to be More Mindful? We often hear the challenges in teaching mindfulness—how do ...
Teach Kids Safe Internet Practices
While it can be fun, the internet can also be dangerous so it is important to talk to your child about safe internet habits.
Fourth Grade Students and Their Families get in Free to All National Parks
Every 4th grade student across the country to experience their federal public lands and waters in person throughout the school year.
National Parks Service 2022 Fee-Free Days
The 2022 National Parks Service Fee-Free days are a wonderful opportunity to explore our national treasures nearby.
The 2021 Top 3 Best Health and Special Needs Summer Camps in Contra Costa County
Here are the 2021 Top 3 Contra Costa County Best Health and Special Needs Summer Camps as voted for by parents in Contra Costa County and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area
Dynamic Futures in Math: Bishop O’Dowd High School Moves Students Ahead of the Curve
Carlos Trujillo, Bishop O’Dowd High School Math Department Chair, teaching Advanced Placement ...
5 Life Lessons Learned at Camp
5 Life Lessons Learned at Camp Life lessons These are moments where the lightbulb goes off over child’s head. ...