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Not exactly routine

I dread bedtime. When our oldest made the transition from a crib to a bed it was really tough, but only for a week or so, then everything was great. My wife and I would put her to bed and she would stay there. End of story. We never could understand parents that complained about their kids not staying in bed....more»

Dear Teacher

Expected Reading Accomplishments from Pre-primer to 11th Grade

Expected Reading Accomplishments from Pre-primer to 11th Grade...more»

Last on the List

Where do you rank on your list of priorities?

Juggling the demands of work and family life can leave the average parent feeling weary and frazzled. With so many responsibilities vying for your attention, finding time for yourself can seem an impossible task....more»

Downtown Indy Celebrates Black History Month

For more than 30 years, February has been recognized nationally as a time to remember and celebrate important figures and events in African-American history....more»

Different Students, Different Needs

Finding the schooling option that best suits your child

The right academic fit for a child can make all the difference in how he or she feels about learning. Those students who may have struggled in a traditional public school setting may thrive in a different environment better suited to their individual needs. The Indianapolis area has a variety of schools that offer alternative educational choices – with a few of these options described here. ...more»

Better Braces

New approaches in orthodontics for kids and adults

Flashing a silver smile seems to be a rite of passage for many children—and an increasing number of adults who didn't have a "metal mouth" when they were young are choosing to straighten their smiles now. The latest advances in the field of orthodontia make the long process of achieving perfectly aligned teeth more tolerable than ever before. ...more»

Be Creative this February

When I was a young mom and had six children going in six different directions, February was my toughest month. It may be only 28 days long but because of extreme temperatures and the flu season, we all spent more time inside and had a tendency to get "cabin fever"....more»
Indiana Historical Society: circus day
Race for a Cure