Ask the Pharmacist: Medication tips for school-aged children
Packing a lunch, signing permission slips and laying out clean clothes for the morning are all part of parents' to-do lists when prepping for their children's day at school. But for parents of the 6.5 million American children being treated for a chronic medical condition, preparing for school also means putting pill bot...
Heading to campus with laptops, backpacks and prepaid cards
Roughly 20 million students will head off to college this fall, their backpacks stuffed with new books, notepads and the latest gadgetry suited for higher education. Many college students will also opt for a new financial tool, a prepaid debit card, to keep their money on track while away from home.
Keeping your kids safe at school
Parents expect schools to be safe havens, but the reality is that children face a host of dangers all day long. Bullying, taunting and teasing are only some of the hazards that kids must deal with it every day at even the best schools in America. These tips can help keep your children safe at school.
Meeting the challenge of education funding
While most kids head back to school with thoughts of "reading, writing and arithmetic" in their heads, parents and grandparents may have another thought: paying for their children's and grandchildren's educations. For some, the challenge is paying for private elementary, middle or high school right now, while others face...
This back-to-school season, stock up on college funding advice
Back-to-school shopping season means big sales for retailers selling pencils, backpacks, clothes and tech gadgets. Young parents know that as children get older, their back-to-school list grows with them. Eventually for many, that list will grow to include dorm necessities, textbooks and yes, college tuition. Parents, if...
New technology gives students an edge as they head back to school
For students running from class-to-class, high tech tools fit easily into a backpack or tote and make everything from class activities to homework easier to manage. Where their parents' generation relied on paper notebooks and folders, today's students need to keep pace with technological developments in the real world -...
Three skills for today's graphic design careers
Graphic design isn't only about creating logos, advertisements or promotional materials. Graphic design is a creative process that involves developing a targeted visual communication through words and images. This means there are numerous skills that aspiring or seasoned graphic design professionals - or career changers - can develop to keep up with the latest industry trends.
Tech tips for college-bound students and their parents
Just 30 years ago, textbooks, paper and pencils were the main supplies college students needed. In today's digital world, where more teachers are using technology to deliver a better learning experience, college-bound students need to equip themselves with the latest technology to make the most of their college experienc...
How baking serves up a batch of skills for children, tweens and teens
When you think of baking, your mind probably goes right to warm cookies, fruit-filled cobblers or pies and savory bread. While those are all the happy results of spending some time in the kitchen, when children, tweens and teens get involved in baking, they'll come away from the experience with a lot more than just happy...