20 Best Science Fair Projects for 8th Grade

20 Best Science Fair Projects for 8th Grade At most schools, 8th grade is the last year that students participate in the Science Fair. Help your 8th grader make the most of his or her last Science Fair! In this post, we’ve assembled 20 great science fair project ideas for 8th grade. We link each project […]

17 Best Science Fair Projects for 7th Grade

17 Best Science Fair Projects for 7th Grade At many middle schools and junior high schools, the annual Science Fair is the highlight of the school year. Help your 7th grader select the best science fair idea, then step back and watch your scientist shine! In this post, we’ve assembled 17 great science fair project […]

31 Easy Science Fair Projects for 5th Grade

31 Easy Science Fair Projects for 5th Grade Science fair can be the highlight of your child’s 5th grade school year. We have rounded up 31 great fifth grade science fair ideas to get you started! With one previous science fair behind his or her belt, your 5th grader is now ready for a little more challenge. In this […]

19 Science Fair Projects for 6th Grade

19 Easy Science Fair Projects for 6th Grade By 6th grade, your child is a Science Fair expert! We have rounded up the best sixth grade science fair ideas. The projects get more and more challenging – but still very doable with minimal involvement from adults. So stay back and enjoy your child’s scientific curiosity and diligence. In this […]

25 Easy Science Fair Projects for 4th Grade

Is your 4th grader getting ready for his/her first science fair? Fear not, we have rounded up a list of 25 great fourth grade science fair ideas to get you started! Remember, the whole point of a science fair is for your child to learn about science in a hands-on way, so resist the temptation […]

10 Best Science Museums You Must Visit with Your Kids

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If your kids love science, you are probably always looking for fun things to do next weekend, or on your next family vacation. To make your job easier, we’ve put together a list of the 10 best and most family-friendly Science Museums in 10 different US cities. The cities that we cover in this post are Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Washington DC. If you live in one of those cities, or if you’re heading there for your next family vacation, check out this handy guide of must-see destinations!

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How to Watch Out for Child Identity Theft

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Guest post by Amanda Moore

Your little one may not know what Social Security numbers and data protection are, but that, unfortunately, doesn’t reduce their risks of being impersonated by an identity thief. Yes, it’s sad but true: children and even tiny babies are just as vulnerable to identity theft as adults— but until it’s something they can understand, they’ll have no personal control over it. Instead, it’s up to you, their family or guardian, to ensure that the proper precautions are taken against child identity theft.

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9 Schedules for 50-50 Child Custody Agreements

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Your divorce just got finalized, and you’re sharing custody with your ex at 50-50. Now you need to get down to the nitty-gritty of how to divide the time that your kids spend with each of you. You need to come up with a schedule that equally divides the time your children spend with each parent. In this post, we review the core principles to keep in mind, and provide specific templates for different 50-50 custody schedules.

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Celebrating Your First Father’s Day after a Divorce

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Guest blog post by Amanda Moore

Adjusting to a holiday like Father’s Day after divorce or separation can be tricky. Whatever the circumstances were before, they’re likely to have changed.

Hopefully, you’ll be able to spend some quality time with your kids on Fathers’ Day. If it happens to not be your weekend for visitation, perhaps you can ask your ex for extra time or to switch.

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5 Common Parenting Schedules in 80-20 Custody Agreements

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With the 80-20 split, one of the parents acts as the primary caretaker (at 80% of the time). With this very unequal division of time, your child has a home base at Parent A’s house, rather than at two different homes. This schedule is likely to work best if 1) one parent travels often for work, 2) the two co-parents live far apart, or 3) your child cannot adjust to a constantly changing environment and needs a primary home base. There are 5 main types of 80 20 custody schedules:

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