I Hate School: Tips to Help Your Child Cope

The first week of school holds so much promise and excitement for most kids –new teachers, new subjects, new friends and new clothes!  But what’s exciting for some kids is dreadful for others. As a parent, I know how painful it is when your usually happy kid comes home and announces, “I hate school.” But […]

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Three Homework Station Tips

Prompting your teen to  sit down to study is only half the equation – the other half is getting them to stay there. Check out our top three tips that make a homework station work—even for your hard-to-please tween or teen. The right study space: When your kids were younger, they might have parked at the […]

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What’s Your Study Style Profile?

In a few weeks, you’ll be facing your first tests of the new school year.   For most students studying is a must. But how do you study?  Everyone has a different study style—what works for you may be absolutely maddening for your best friend.  Find your study style  and tips on how to make […]

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Test Preparation: 5 Tips to Help You Do Better on Tests

The first week jitters are over, but now you have homework and your test schedule.  And a test schedule means studying.   Don’t stress—we’ve got five test-taking tips that will keep you up to speed. And don’t forget about our tutors. They’re there to help you study, 24/7 in just about every subject including algebra […]

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10 Homework Tips for Parents

School is starting up again which means homework is starting too.   Here’s ten homework tips that will stop the tears, complaints and stress both kids and moms face this time of year. 1. Set up a homework routine.  If you don’t have a routine set up yet, do it as soon as you can.  Kids work […]

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