It’s Not Too Early to Start Thinking About School Vacations and Summer Learning!
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It’s Not Too Early to Start Thinking About School Vacations and Summer Learning!

  By Anne E. Mead, M. Ed. Consuelo, a mom of three from Danbury, emailed me last week to ask about what she can do with her children…

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The Importance of School Attendance: Helping Your Child Become Successful in School
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The Importance of School Attendance: Helping Your Child Become Successful in School

  By Anne E. Mead, M. Ed Did you know that children who miss two or more school days per month are likely to fall behind in school…

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Resources and Answers for Families with Children
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Resources and Answers for Families with Children

  Helping Our Children Thrive By Anne E. Mead, M. Ed. Connecticut has 63 Family Resource Centers (FRC) that support parents with their children’s growth and development. Danbury…

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Parents Are Their Child’s First Teacher!
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Parents Are Their Child’s First Teacher!

By Anne E. Mead, M. Ed Parents are their child’s first teacher!! No one can replace that. When I think about a child’s first teacher, it may be…

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Simple Home Tips to Protect Your Family from Fire and Carbon Monoxide
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Simple Home Tips to Protect Your Family from Fire and Carbon Monoxide

By StatePoint You want your home to be a safe retreat from danger. While there are numerous ways to improve home safety, fires are a common threat that…

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Protect Your Family’s Eyes and Health from Harmful “Blue Light”
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Protect Your Family’s Eyes and Health from Harmful “Blue Light”

By StatePoint You already know to protect your eyes from harmful UV-light when you are outdoors. But did you know that another dangerous light emission is all around…

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Back-to-School Tips to Keep Kids Healthy and Safe
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Back-to-School Tips to Keep Kids Healthy and Safe

By StatePoint Back-to-school prep means more than a trip to the office supply store. Help kids stay strong, healthy and safe this school year by putting wellness front…

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New Technologies are Boosting Students’ Grades
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New Technologies are Boosting Students’ Grades

By StatePoint Picture a college student studying for an upcoming exam. If you’re envisioning her surrounded by marked-up textbooks, you probably aren’t a recent graduate. These days, you’re…

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Tips to Supplement Kids’ Learning at Home
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Tips to Supplement Kids’ Learning at Home

By StatePoint There’s no reason that learning should stop once the bell rings. When concepts are reinforced at home, not only do children learn faster, they are also…

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Tips to Shop Organic on a Budget
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Tips to Shop Organic on a Budget

By StatePoint Chances are you’ve already heard about the benefits of including certified USDA organic foods in your diet. However, you may have also heard that such choices…

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