“Let’s Not Waste a Crisis”

“Let’s Not Waste a Crisis”

Colorado private and charter schools are launching a buffet of phased plans to get students back in school, and while the plans differ in details, they each aim to provide an enriching education remotely or in a safe, socially distanced classroom.

Starting Preschool or Kindergarten

Preparing preschool and Kindergarten students for the first day of school through play, consistency, and honest conversations.

Easing Your Child into Schooling in a New Environment

Easing Your Child into Schooling in a New Environment

For parents and children alike, the beginning of the school year elicits both anticipation and anxiety, even under the best circumstances. The prospect of returning to the classroom in the middle of a pandemic is enough to make anyone lose sleep. We talked to Chandra Lontz-Smith, licensed professional counselor and owner of Genuine Heart Counseling in Longmont, to find out how kids – and grown-ups – can manage back-to-school nerves.

Learning from Home

Learning from Home

These creative ideas from experienced parents and teachers can help you and your child be ready for online learning.

Ready to Succeed

Ready to Succeed

As the Boulder Valley School District, St. Vrain School District and Adams 12 5-Star Schools adjust plans for starting classes, local businesses and organizations are ramping up their efforts to assure that every student – regardless of their circumstances – can start the school year safely with the tools they need to succeed.

How To Keep Your Kids Active This Fall

How To Keep Your Kids Active This Fall

While we all watch how the school year and autumn unfolds, here are some tried-and-true area organizations hosting creative fall activities for your pent-up kids. Some can take place safely in-person; others have options for a virtual environment. See what works best for your young ones.

Tips to Help Keep Your Kids Healthy and Safe

Now that schools are almost back in session, the backpacks are filling up quickly with No. 2 pencils, stacks of ruled paper and folders in every color of the rainbow. While many students feel excited to start school this year, some parents may be feeling a bit more trepidatious than usual. Here we have a list of health guidelines to make it easier to navigate the school year so you can keep your students safe and healthy.

The Power of Musical Expression

The Power of Musical Expression

Even amid the isolation and quarantine, local businesses that specialize in music keep a connection to the customers that need creative expression the most.

Flexible Tutoring Choices For Your Kids

Flexible Tutoring Choices For Your Kids

Take pleasure in watching your kids improve and accomplish so much academically, all because the very structure and set-up of the Tutor Doctor of Northern Colorado far surpasses any other tutoring service in the area and maybe in the nation.

Kid Friendly from the Floor on Up

Kid Friendly from the Floor on Up

With Summer coming to a close and our kids heading back to school, we’re turning our thoughts toward the fall ahead. The holidays are just around the corner, and it’s the perfect time to finish some renovating and redecorating before the weather starts to cool. We asked an expert, Scott McDonald at McDonald Carpet One, for his advice on kid-friendly flooring.