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November 10, 2019

Charity: 7 Ways to Introduce Kids to Giving Back

Although we shouldn't need a season, natural disasters, or traumatic events to prompt our charity, there's never a better time than now to start a tradition that fosters humanity -- and humility -- with your children. (more…)
Seasonal
November 5, 2019

Conversation Starters for the Holiday Dinner Table

With holiday meals approaching, and families gathering for time around the table, planning how to incorporate conversation starters can be a positive experience. Politics aside, conversation is a great way to bridge the gap between generations and create a healthy environment where ideas and stories can be shared in the future. (more…)
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October 31, 2019

Help Kids with Homework (Infographic)

Homework routines are important. Even though we're halfway through the first semester, there's never a bad time to implement healthy study habits. For those who don't have a routine -- or even those who do -- our infographic gives insight on types of learning, and tips for creating an environment where homework can be a positive experience for you and your kids. (more…)
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October 28, 2019

Last Minute Halloween Costume Planning

If you've waited until the week before Halloween to start planning your kids' costume, fear not. We outline the places (and some ideas!) for last-minute creations that are both cost-efficient and memorable. (more…)
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October 16, 2019

Selling Online To Boost Profits

Did you know that organizations selling online average a 30 percent increase in profits? But building a website, let alone online stores, can be a daunting task for your parent-teacher group if there's no one familiar with the intricacies of the process. (more…)
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October 14, 2019

Preserve Carved Pumpkins

You've spent hours carefully carving and crafting your pumpkins, and now await the doom of their inevitable decay. But, it doesn't have to be this way. (more…)
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October 14, 2019

5 Fall Fundraising Ideas

Just like that, Fall is upon us. The end of the year when everyone is searching inward and giving thanks; and searching outward for opportunities to share in giving. (more…)
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October 7, 2019

Get Sponsorships for Your Organization

A primary consideration for parent-teacher groups planning events and activities is how they’ll align the funding to make it a success. (more…)
How-To
September 15, 2019

Have a Better Relationship with the School Front Office

Opening With the school year beginning, it’s wise to get to know the people you’ll be interacting with this semester. (more…)
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September 1, 2019

The Differences (and Similarities) of a PTA & PTO

Opening Although fundamentally different from one another, a PTA & PTO share a common similarity of aiding their teachers and families, and in turn, contributing to the betterment of their communities. (more…)