TWO is my favorite number

It can be hard to make friends especially if you are a Military kid. When moving around from place to place seems pretty lonely at times, check out the cool Sesame Street video at back-to-school tools for military families on the kids.gov website. Even if you are not military but find yourself recently moved, the […]

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Ready, Parents? Here’s #TheSmartTalk šŸ’¬šŸ“±

Is your child about to get his or her first smartphone? If so, we bet you’re a little nervous about it. Well, don’t be. National PTA in collaboration with LifeLock has a brand new interactive tool that can help.The Smart Talk helps you and your child come up with ground rules surrounding their digital devices. […]

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“Think It Up” education awareness campaign

National PTA is proud to support the Think It Up education awareness campaign and encourage you to watch the star-studded, live TV specialĀ  Fri. Sept. 11 at 8 p.m. EDT, which will air on ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC. See education success stories and celebrities including Kristen Bell, Stephen Colbert, Scarlett Johansson,Matthew McConaughey, Gwyneth Paltrow, […]

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Use the Power of ParentsĀ® to fight underage drinking!

Ā Mothers Against Drunk Driving Missouri is pleased to announce a new community-based underage drinking prevention program available in our state.Ā  Based on scientifically proven results from research conducted by Dr. Robert Turrisi and his colleagues from Pennsylvania State University, MADD has created a parent handbook to provide guidance to parents of teenagers and middle schoolers […]

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Eight Strategic Mistakes with Memberships by Blue Avocado

Ellis Robinson and Blue Avocado,Ā a magazine of American non-profits,Ā posted an interesting article that discusses “Eight Strategic Mistakes with Memberships”. Strategic Mistake #1: Encouraging people to become members. Strategic Mistake #2: Over-using membership numbers in public. Strategic Mistake #3: Thinking membership benefits are important. Strategic Mistake #4: Not asking people to renew several times. Strategic Mistake […]

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