Expect lots of talk about starfleets and the final frontier when the new Star Trek Into Darkness transports into movie theaters Friday, May 17. But is warp speed space travel possible?
We boldly went to the Internet to find answers from physics experts about this popular Trek staple. Continue reading
Are your teens feeling frazzled now that school finals are approaching? We don’t blame them. Suddenly, they’ll have to remember and apply all the lessons they’ve learned this semester within a few nailbiting hours.
To help, we’ve gathered 3 neat memorization tricks to help your student remember key events, words and formulas. Continue reading
Does the word “finals” still strike fear into your heart, even though you haven’t taken a final exam in years? When we think of finals, we remember study sessions lasting until sunrise, sweaty palms, and sharpening an entire box of Number 2 pencils in anticipation of exam day.
Now that we’re getting our kids ready for finals instead of ourselves, this time of year can be even more nerve-wracking. After all, it’s not us who will be sitting behind a desk feeling the pressure to perform. How can we support our kids through finals season without adding to their stress level? Continue reading
Moms, you do so much to make others feel special. Whether it’s tucking a favorite sweet treat into your child’s lunchbox, treating your daughter and her friends to frozen yogurt after they didn’t make cheerleader tryouts, or ferrying your son to each and every new movie iteration of “Spiderman.” Continue reading
Slammed doors, dramatic sighs and the occasional “I hate you!” are par for the course when you’ve got a middle-schooler under your roof. As kids, we’ve all been there—but as parents, we can be at a loss to handle those lightning-fast mood shifts. Watching our children navigate the turbulent tweens and teens can be almost as painful as going through them the first time.
In honor of National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day, here are some tips for staying in tune with your child during these challenging years: Continue reading