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Time is a hard concept for preschoolers. Here's how parents can help young children at home with fun activities and strategies to teach the concept of time.
It's important to talk to your teen about drinking. Here's some advice from the experts.
Here are five ways to get started fostering the important skill of sharing in your preschooler.
Parents begin nurturing their children's self-esteem at birth, and it ebbs and flows over time. Still, fifth grade is a great stage to focus on self-esteem.
According to the Girl Scout Research Institute, young girls enjoy math just as much as boys. Somewhere along the way, though, their enthusiasm gets quashed.
Here are 5 potty training tips to get your child going .. to the bathroom!
Second graders are rapidly maturing and establishing identities for themselves. They are learning to think smarter, be more social and take care of themselves, but they're still young kids with kid-like emotions, and you're still a parent who should know what to do. Learn what's happening with your child's emotions, and take a few of our tips.
You may have thought your child was social before, but you haven't seen anything yet! Second grade is the year when children truly become social creatures. They become immersed in their school lives, withdrawing from adults and forming circles of friends. For children, this is very exciting but also comes with some stress. For parents, it means that a whole new set of parenting skills need mastering. Read on to find out what happens in the social lives of second graders and how you can help your kid through this important developmental stage.
During the fourth grade school year students crave physical challenges more than ever. Here's a checklist of new movement milestones in your fourth grade child:
Here's a cheat sheet on where your child's writing skills should be at the beginning and end of third grade.
We’re often our own worst critic—and that includes kids. Help your child move beyond her perfectionism and keep the stress off.
By age five, girls are studious junior academics while boys are rough and tumble little terrors. That's an exaggerated view, but not a complete tall tale.
Teens with credit cards are not exactly new, but the credit crisis is. Here are 7 tips for how parents can teach financial responsibility to their children.
Expert advice from a school psychologist on how parents can better understand their second grader.
Got mom friends? New parents often need new friends: parent friends. Keeping your old friends can be hard enough. Parents find themselves stuck between fun nights out and staying in to care for their kids. Not only that, but parents like having friends who have something in common. Who else really understands the joys and difficulties of being a parent? Read on to learn where to find mom friends and how to keep them.
For many students second grade is a time of leaps and bounds in PE class. Here's a checklist of new movement abilities that second graders are exploring.
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