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  1. Words To Know When You’re About To Be A Parent

  2. How This Teacher Remembers Her Most Memorable Student Question

    A couple years ago, one of this teacher's students asked her a question that really threw her for a loop. Do you know the answer?
  3. What’s The Funniest Word Your Kid Has Mixed Up?

    It's always funny (and endearing) when kids misspeak. Have your kids mixed up these words too?
  4. Where Did The World’s Most Popular Pet Names Come From?

  5. What Do The Names Of Our Favorite Superheroes Mean?

    We love superheroes. Without them, there would be no one to fight crime in ... leotards and capes! And we have to admit, they have pretty cool names, too. Who wouldn't want the nickname Spidey? But have you ever wondered what their names really mean?
  6. How To Determine Subject vs. Predicate In A Sentence

    We all write every single day, whether it’s a text message, report, or email. And that means we all compose sentences that are crafted from different parts. Yup, there are different parts of sentences. And guess what? Learning what the different parts of a sentence are called can show a mastery of language. Subject vs. predicate By elementary school, kids begin learning about the different …

  7. Teach Your Kids New Words By Describing These Holiday Characters

    It’s the holiday season—there’s more downtime than usual and the winter weather keeps most of us from spending too much time outside. So it’s obviously a great time to work on analytical and writing skills in a fun and engaging way. Come on, you know that sounds fun! Wait, just hear us out … There are any number of familiar characters in the holiday stories, …

  8. 7 Word Games And Activities To Do With Your Elf On The Shelf

    The holiday season has finally arrived, which means it’s time for the Elf On The Shelf to make its triumphant return! Whether you’re a seasoned elf parent, or this is your very first year introducing the concept, chances are you’re looking for some creative elf activities to keep your kids entertained all December long. While there are certainly plenty of ways for the Elf On …

  9. These Words Help Explain Big Feelings To Kids

  10. What Words And Phrases Make Your Eyes Roll?

    This dad and daughter help us explain why there are just some words and phrases your parents (or kids!) say that automatically make eyes roll.