Parenting and PTA Team Up to Support Families
Since 1969, National PTA® has been honoring students' artistic achievements through ReflectionsSM, its oldest and most successful program.
Parenting is proud to support PTA® in its efforts to provide parents with the best tools to help children be successful students. This year, Parenting is the national media sponsor of Reflections, and will feature the program in Parenting School Years and on Parenting.com throughout its 40th anniversary year.
Over 500,000 entries are submitted through local PTAs each year. Here, we showcase some of last year's national honorable mentions, which were inspired by the theme "Wow!" Parents can learn more about how their kids can enter this year's program by visiting PTAreflections.org. This year's theme: "Beauty is..."
Read Why Art Makes Kids Smarter, Parenting's article on the importance of arts in education.
Join PTA - Special Discounted Membership for Parenting Readers
Becoming part of the National PTA® is a great way to connect with other families across the country who are affecting positive change in their children's schools. PTA is offering Parenting readers a special discounted national membership rate of $10 per year, which is 60% off the regular annual fee! Visit http://www.pta.org/how_to_join.asp for more information on how to join and enter "Parenting2009" as the Promotional Code. You'll receive a complimentary one-year subscription to National PTA's Our Children magazine (a $25 value), members-only discounts and offers on products and services for your family, exclusive access to PTA parenting resources, e-learning courses and more, and electronic updates on public policy issues affecting children's education.