Kids and Parenting

DealDash Kids: Summer Reading Skills

Don’t let your kids lose their reading skills this summer. DealDash has some suggestions to help with this problem.

Most kids have been on summer vacation for a few weeks now. In the beginning, it was fine for them to take a nice break from schoolwork. However, if your kids haven’t been doing very much (or any!) reading so far on summer vacation, now is the perfect time to start. Here are some ideas to get them started, from DealDash.

Enjoyment = Good Reading Skills

To start with, I think we can all agree that most people are better at  — Read full post

Kids and Parenting

DealDash Kids: Keep the Learning Going!


At my house, we are on week 3 of learning at home. It’s important to keep up their skills for when they eventually go back to school. Here are some tips, from DealDash.

The majority of the country has closed schools until further notice. My children’s schools are now closed until “at least” May 4th. Some districts are sending school work through e-mail or offering online lessons. Many of them are not. So, we thought we’d take a moment to offer some advice for helping your student continue to learn while they’re stuck at home.

Writing Prompts – Good for

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Kids and Parenting

DealDash Kids: Stop Summer Learning Loss

DealDashHere we are in the summertime, and a big problem plaguing kids is summer learning loss. Here are some tips from DealDash to stop the loss before it starts!

Summertime is a great time for kids to be able to cut loose away from school. Unfortunately, it can also set back their learning by a month or more. You don’t want to make going back to school more difficult for your child. Here are some simple way to stop learning loss, from DealDash.

Reading is Fun

You need to make reading a top priority. Use any opportunity that you can  — Read full post


DealDash Goes to School

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Depending on where you live, today is a popular day for the first day of school. Here are some helpful hints for you and your kids.

In my area, today is the first day of school. Some kids love school, but others are a little more reluctant. My son, who is in second grade this year, is definitely one of the reluctant ones. School has been very tough for him, he has some learning disabilities, and has had to repeat a grade already. Since things are so tough, I have been working on some strategies to make life a little  — Read full post