What Your Child Should Do on Their Own by Middle School

Children need to know various skills at different stages in their lives, in order to later become functional adults. If your child is about to start middle school, here are some of the things they should be able to do on their own. And, it is super okay if they haven’t learned these things yet. It’s never too late to start!


Wash and dry dishes- While loading and unloading a dishwasher may be an easy feat, children should know how to wash and dry dishes the old-fashioned way. This will show kids exactly how dishes get cleaned.

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Early Signs of Common Learning Disabilities in Kids

According to the LDA– Learning Disabilities Association of America, there are 2.4 million students, in the United States, with a diagnosed learning disability. These students receive specialized services at their school, through the IDEA- Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. A learning disability is defined as a neurological condition that affects how a person hears, sees or understands things. Those with a learning disability have trouble with things like math, reading, reasoning, speaking, spelling and writing. The most common learning disabilities in children include dyscalculia, dysgraphia, dyslexia, auditory processing disorder and visual processing disorder. Let’s take a look at the early signs of these learning disabilities.

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How to Establish a New Bedtime Routine

So, summer is almost over, which means it is almost time for the kids to head back to school. After staying up later at night and getting up later in the morning, they probably aren’t going to want to change their bedtime routine around when school starts. By starting the bedtime routine change early enough, you can help ensure the change will be an easy one for everyone.


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Best Apps for In-Flight Entertainment

So, you have a long flight ahead of you. Or maybe you are sitting next to someone who snores rather loudly. Whatever the reason, you need something to entertain you…an app perhaps! Here are some apps you need to download for your next flight and the best part is that you don’t need to have Wi-Fi.

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Fun Games to Play Around the Campfire

Summer is here and that means it’s time to pack up the camper or tent and head to the great outdoors for some camping time with the family. One of the most popular camping activities is having a campfire. However, just sitting around the campfire, starring into the flames, can get boring after a while. So, try playing one or more of these games around your next campfire.

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