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Here are six ways you can encourage confidence and resilience in your child by being a charismatic adult.
Here's what you need to know about dealing with dishonest in teens.
There is an increasing population of male students who have developed a distaste for school. What's changed in American education over the past 30 years?
Babies don't come with instructions, so much of being a new mom relies on trial-and-error. Learn how to avoid these common mistakes that new parents make.
The messages that children are given about beauty begin early in life. Here are some things to help your child feel empowered from the inside out.
Here's a cheat sheet on what your child's social studies curriculum should be at the beginning and end of third grade.
Making the jump to kindergarten is a huge milestone for children. They are well aware that they are growing up, and they're eager to learn new things and take on new responsibilities. But while their school lives are moving faster than ever, they are still at an early stage of emotional development, which can make kindergarten a complicated, confusing time—for you and your kid. Learn what emotional characteristics you can expect, and get a few tips on what you can do about them.
In third grade, children are really growing up. They have a couple years of elementary school under their belt, and they're past many basic learning milestones. So what comes next? What can you expect to see from your child this school year? Read this slideshow to find out what's happening in the excited minds of third graders.
Picture a fourth grader immersed in a book or journal. Was the child you imagined male or female?  You probably saw a girl â and your guess was probably right.
How can parents keep kids from cheating in a society that seems to stress winning at any cost? Here's what parents can do.
No one would describe the typical teenager as a particularly rational creature. But some behavior is normal, while some may point to a deeper problem.
New research says that background television may be affecting your child's development.
Believe it or not, bullying in preschool is more common than you think. Here's how concerned parents should handle preschool bullying
If you suspect that your teen is stealing, it is important to figure out the underlying reasons. Here are some expert ideas for dealing with teens who steal.
A parent often finds herself with a child whose temperament feels foreign and frustrating.  Practical parenting advice on handling your spirited child.
Toys come in all shapes and sizes, and range from simple classics like dollhouses and toy trucks to complex products designed to engage, amuse, and distract. But when faced with a toystore full of options, how's a parent to choose? Take a look at these five toys that stand the test of time.
Here are four approaches to helping your preschooler become a more confident and resilient child.
Boys are falling behind girls in school performance. What's behind the boy crisis, and how can parents and teachers help?
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