Back to School
Dad’s Back to School Checklist
Use this back-to-school checklist for dads to make sure your family is ready for the start of the new school year. The list includes ideas for shopping, transportation, scheduling and more.
Cutting Back to School Stress
This article offers advice for dads who find their children a little overwhelmed by the back to school furor. Excellent advice for making it through each fall.
Must Haves for College Students
Are you sending a son or daughter off to college for the first time? If so, you may be feeling like one dad I know, who said his job in getting his daughter equipped for college was a “walking, talking ATM.” Seriously, it can be a financial drain for getting your child ready for college life. Here is a list of items which college students need to be successful during their college years.
Essential School Supplies for Elementary Students
As you are getting your elementary school student ready for the new school year, it’s important for a dad to know what kids need for school supplies, and what are the best buys. Listen to what experienced fathers of elementary students suggest are on the must buy list for back to school supplies this year.
Before You Buy a Rolling Backpack
Things to consider before buying a rolling backpack for your children.
Hot Back to School Electronic Items
Your kids will be asking about the latest and greatest electronic items for back to school. Find out our recommendations about computers, PDA's, flash drives, calculators and more.
Get the Gear for Back to School
What dads need to know about the infamous back to school shopping experience. Brick and mortar stores or shop online? Kids' needs or wants? Looking for bargains? It's all here.
Top Five Rolling Backpacks
According to the Consumer Products Safety Commission, approximately 3,400 children were treated in emergency rooms in 1999 for injuries related to backpacks. Many orthopaedic surgeons will tell parents to limit backpack weight to 20% of their body weight to prevent injuries. Many parents are considering the new wheeled backpacks. Here are the...
Homework Helping Secrets
Take a quick tour of Internet resources for helping kids with homework, and start building your Favorites for homework help. These resources include homework helps for all ages of students from elementary through college, and have links to free, paid and live sites on the Web.
Top Picks - Homework Helpers on Your Computer
About.com's Parenting of K-6 Children Guide Kimberly Keith picks the best homework helpers for families with elementary children.
Morning Madness Tips For Getting Kids Up and Ready
Getting kids up and ready for the day is one of the chief laments of stressed parents. Do toddlers dawdling, kids not eating, wardrobe fights, and tears and outbursts sound like your morning routine...at least on occasion? Here are ways to de-stress your start of every day.
Back to School - Getting Organized
Advice for parents to get organized before school starts and survive back to school with sanity and good temper intact.
Top 10 Children's Books About Starting School
These recommended children's picture books can help young children with the adjustment to starting school, whether it's preschool or kindergarten, while these recommended children's chapter books will appeal to older children dealing with a new school or grade.
Best and Worst Rolling Backpack for Kids
Which rolling backpack do you like for your children? What would you recommend to other parents?
Top Back to School Electronics for 2012-2013
Looking for the top electronic must-haves for back to school this year? Find the best laptops, smartphones, tablets, calculators and more for your kids as they head back to school