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Dear Teacher

Bad Grades, Grade Configuration and Amounts of Homework

Your Questions of Teachers Answered

My fifth-grader has never found school to be easy. In the past, he has kept his head above water because I have worked with him a lot. ...more»

Museum Note

Can We Build It?™ Yes We Can!

Bob the Builder™ — Project: Build It Exhibit Returns to Indianapolis

Can We Build It?TM Yes We Can! Get out your construction hats and fire up your engines. Bob the Builder and his famous Can-Do Crew will return to The Children's Museum of Indianapolis beginning Feb. 6. ...more»

Pediatric Health

Children and Headaches

Adults Aren't the Only Sufferers

Think migraines only affect adults? Think again. Migraines and headaches that are debilitating enough to affect daily activities can impact children of all ages....more»

One Chic Mama

Classy, Colorful and Clean

Revive your Hair The harsh winter months can leave hair looking dull and flat with all the wind, bitter cold air and indoor heat it's exposed to....more»

Special Needs Awareness

Exercising with Children with Special Needs

30 Minutes Can Do a World of Good

We've all seen the studies and stories. Supposedly, each of us should be getting at least 30 minutes of exercise each day....more»

News You Can Use

Music, Dance and Advice

Nationally known psychologist, educator and author Dr. David Walsh will speak at Park Tudor School on Wednesday, February 3 at 7 p.m. about the importance of helping children develop self-discipline in a culture of "more, fast, easy and fun." The event is free and open to the public. It will be held in Ayres Auditorium on the Park Tudor campus at 7200 N. College Avenue, Indianapolis....more»

Family Fun in Indy

Presidential Pathway Through Indianapolis

Educational Tours to Celebrate our Presidents

You may know that President Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd President of the United States. You may even know that he was Indiana's only President....more»

Pediatric Health

Safety Check-Up for Preventing Burns to Young Children

7 Easy Steps to Prevent Burns

National Burn Awareness Week is February 1-7 and it presents a chance to sound the alarm once again on the dangers of fire and burns to children, especially our youngest children. Burns to children can be traumatic. Children under the age of five are at highest risk of burn-related injury simply because of who they are: curious, fearless and unaware of the consequences of their actions....more»

Arts and Enrichment

Getting in on the Act

Local Theatres Provide a Multitude of Options and Confidence for Kids

People often ask Justin Wade, artistic director of Young Actors Theatre (YAT) in Indianapolis, if his kids ever "make it....more»

Publisher's Note

Locks of Love

Providing Confidence and Reassurance

I am so proud of my nine-year-old granddaughter, Jane. It is the second time she has donated her long golden blond hair to Locks of Love....more»

Ask a Teen

What's Bugging My Teen?

Top 5 Teen Troubles

It's hard to believe that kids grow up so fast, but they do. As a teenager, an individual has new responsibilities, new opportunities, new privileges and new issues to cause concern....more»

Mommy Magic

Why the Vacuum is a Wonderful Invention

Finding Satisfaction in the Midst of Chaos

It is a well-known fact to my immediate and extended family, friends, neighbors—okay, anyone I've ever spent more than a minute with—that I love to vacuum my house....more»
St. Francis
Indiana Historical Society: circus day
Childrens museum