Baby &Kids · Back to School · Education

5 Backpack Essentials for Back to School

With school right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about getting those backpacks ready for the first day of school! It’s better to worry about it now than the night before – trust me. The contents of a school backpack may seem obvious, but it’s the little things that really make the difference between… Continue reading 5 Backpack Essentials for Back to School

Baby &Kids · Back to School · Education

Best Places to Shop for all Your Back to School Needs

Back to school shopping can get expensive. Crazy expensive. But, you can find ways to save money. Below, I’m going to list my favorite places to shop for all of our back to school needs. I hope they help you out as much as they’ve helped me. Walmart – This is our first stop, simply… Continue reading Best Places to Shop for all Your Back to School Needs

Education · Travel

How’s It Made? Fun Behind-the-Scenes Tours for Kids

If school’s not out for you already, it surely will be soon! Wondering how to keep your kids entertained this summer? We’ve put together a list of fun and educational tours children are sure to be interested in. The best part? They’re all convenient to those in the Northeast, meaning you could make these a… Continue reading How’s It Made? Fun Behind-the-Scenes Tours for Kids

Education · Entertainment

Student Discounts You Should Totally Be Taking Advantage Of

When you’re in school, whether you’re going at the ripe age of 18, or later in life as a non-traditional student, your budget is tight. The bulk of your hours have to be devoted to classes and studying, leaving little time for income-producing work. Hopefully you have grants and scholarships that help make ends meet… Continue reading Student Discounts You Should Totally Be Taking Advantage Of

Baby &Kids · Education

How to Boost Your Child’s Literacy Skills

When it comes to education, the building block for all other subjects is literacy.  Literacy skills have been shown not only to boost reading scores on tests, but also math scores.  Without it,  it’s hard to access grade-appropriate materials for any other subject.  So how do you boost your child’s literacy skills?  There’s a lot… Continue reading How to Boost Your Child’s Literacy Skills

Computers & Software · Education

Back to School Savings for College Students

Remember when back-to-school shopping was all about Spider-Man sneakers and Hello Kitty backpacks?  If you’re the parent of a college student, or are one yourself, you probably long for those days again.  Not only was picking the coolest backpack a heck of a lot simpler than comparing processors and storage space on laptops, it was… Continue reading Back to School Savings for College Students

Education

College Students: Don’t Pay Sticker Price for Textbooks

Whether you’re going to school for the first time straight out of high school, or coming back as a non-traditional student for your graduate degree, you’re going to need books.  The price of college has skyrocketed in recent years, and book prices are no exception.  They can easily make or break your collegiate budget, and… Continue reading College Students: Don’t Pay Sticker Price for Textbooks

Education

Where to Find Best Educational Toys for Kids

Toys are kid’s partner while growing up. They learn best through these toys and parents should choose toys that could motivate learning while not breaking the fun of playtime. And that’s where these developmental and learning toys can really help. Teach your child numbers and colors through fun and colorful learning toys and games designed… Continue reading Where to Find Best Educational Toys for Kids