Get ready for class before the first bell rings: check out Anchorage Daily News Back to School for articles and information for kids K-12 and college-bound heading into the new school year. Sponsored by Anchorage School District, find everything your kid needs to know before hitting the books this fall.
Your child opens the front door, hangs up a backpack and bursts into tears while sharing that a classmate is being a bully. Your heart sinks, and then your inner protective parent begins to gear up for retaliation. Below are three key tips to help you support your children.
Most days, packing lunch is just one more task I need to check off before we all rush out the door. It takes time, energy and money to plan out kids’ meals. So now that my kids are a little older, I am excited to teach them how to pack their own lunches.
"My daughter is turning 7 in a few months, and I am considering getting a tablet for her, especially given the increase in online learning. Are there ways to balance screen time while still creating a healthy home environment?"
We all attach stigmas to food — intentionally or not. Those snacks? “Bad!” These snacks? “Good!” That vegetable? “Gross.” This vegetable? “Yummy!” But these judgments can have a real impact on those around us.
It’s easy for anxious families to let their guard down and fall victim to the back-to-college marketing ploys, but every “dorm essential” checklist has items that will still be unused or unopened at the end of the year.