skip to main content

Parenting Roadmap: Set your kids up for success

Nobody is handed a job description that lays out what to do upon becoming a parent. Yet, parenthood is a job that’s full of responsibility. Of course, it also has more than its share of rewarding moments. Part of that job includes how you spend your time together as a family, and how you handle the bumps in the road. We’ve gathered these resources to give you some guidance for the most important job of your lifetime.

These resources range from fun and education activities online to teaching your teen essential life skills.

Make Internet Use Educational

We all rely on the internet – maybe even a little more than we realize. It’s there to attain knowledge, for entertainment, and so much more. Since it’s an inescapable part of our lives, it’s important to know how to use it with kids. Here are some tips.

Best Learning Websites for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Fun and Free Educational Websites for Kids

The Best Homeschool Math Resources

Online Art Classes for Kids — Totally Free Resources to Use Anywhere

5 Internet Safety Tips for Tweens and Teens

Offline Fun That’s Hands-On and Interactive

One of the best things about the internet is you can find ideas to take offline. Let it be your guide for hands-on activities that keep kids engaged and creative juices flowing.

87 Energy-Busting Indoor Games and Activities for Kids (Because Cabin Fever is No Joke)

7 Educational and Entertaining Activities for Young Kids

The Importance of Hands-On Learning Activities for Kids

10 Fun Things to Do with Your Teens

Encourage a New Skill or Hobby

One of the best things you can do as a parent is to introduce kids to new ideas – and then watch and encourage them as they take off with their newfound passion.

Best Typing Games for Students

6 Foreign Languages Kids Should Learn

Creative Hobbies for Kids

Exceptionally Cool Hobbies Teenagers Will Go Totally Crazy Over

10 Life Skills Every Teen Should Know

Striking the Right Balance

Limiting screen time (but having tech-savvy kids), not hovering (but being involved), keeping kids active (but not being a sideline coach) — parents today are given so much conflicting advice! The truth is that the best parenting approach is one that strikes balance.

Five Domains for Early Childhood Development

25 Scientific Tips for Raising Happy (and Healthy) Kids

Tips for Raising Happy, Healthy and Productive Teens

Kids & Tech: Tips for Parents in the Digital Age

Since parenting doesn’t come with a job description, it’s something we all must learn as we go. Thankfully, none of us are alone in that respect! These resources can provide you with endless ideas and answers to every question that pops up along the way.

The pivot to online education across the U.S. has forced students to learn in a new way. In addition to the struggle of transitioning to online schooling, the average student will lose one to two months of reading and two to three months of math skills from summer learning loss.

In an effort to prevent this, our team created the guide, How to Beat Summer Learning Loss – And Find Success In Summer Learning Online you can check it out here:

Expert researchers at Reviews.com have included:

  • Tips on how to successfully implement online summer learning for children
  • Information on how to help kids understand the dangers online and how to stay safe
  • A comprehensive list of summer learning educational resources for students broken up by age groups

With Tik Tok’s popularity on the rise among teens and their younger siblings, we wanted to give parents a resource to understand the app and how they can protect their children. This in-depth resource provides parents and guardians with information on what Tik Tok is, how kids can be kept safe while using the app, and how parents can monitor and track what their kids are doing on the app.

You can view the resource here.

Photo credit: Rawpixel