Teach Your Kids Math with Cookies

Teach Your Kids Math with Cookies

What’s the best way to teach your kids something new? Compare it to something they already love—like food. Children are innately interested in exploring the world around them, but they can be a little resistant to anything that requires memorization and recital, like math. By using fun foods, like Mother Rucker’s Sweets Chocolate Chippies and Peanut Butter Oatmeal […]

Tips for Hosting Your Child’s First Sleepover

Tips for Hosting Your Child’s First Sleepover

So, you’ve finally agreed to let your child host their first sleepover. What could possibly go wrong with a half-dozen or more children all ready to make your whole house into their new playroom, right? But, as a few seasoned parents at Mother Rucker’s Sweets can attest, it can be pulled off without a hitch with just […]

Healthful school lunches for your little ones

Healthful school lunches for your little ones

School has started up all across the country, and before you know it, it will be time for report cards. How can you keep your young scholar on track for a glowing assessment rather than a dreaded list of Cs, Ds or worse? One of the best things you can do as a parent is prepare […]

“Getting to Know You” Back-to-School Activities

“Getting to Know You” Back-to-School Activities

The first day back to school can be exciting for some kids and nerve-wracking for others. Teachers also face the challenges of meeting a whole new classroom full of new and varied personalities and making each student feel comfortable and special. Giving students a common activity can create a sense of teamwork and fun that […]

Create a Back-to-School Classroom Buffet

Create a Back-to-School Classroom Buffet

For schoolteachers lucky enough to have the help of parent volunteers in the classroom, a dedicated homeroom mom or homeroom dad can be an indispensable asset for teachers and students alike. As summer comes to an end and school starts back up, consider working with your child’s teacher to make the kids’ first day of […]