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Make a healthy self-serve station in your refrigerator and have control over what your family is snacking on. Start by making these delicious snacks!
Preschoolers are actively engaged in scientific learning. Try a few of these fun and simple ways to engage your child in science learning.
Bedtime routines may not be popular among little ones, but they pay off, for the brain and body. A recent study showed that 7-year-olds with consistent bedtimes tested better in reading, math and spatial comprehension, versus kids with sudden changes in bedtimes. If your kid has been spending summer going to bed and waking up late, you'd better start easing him back to a school-appropriate sleep schedule. The earlier you start, the easier it is. Learn how!
Parents often worry about if their child is on track with his development. What should a toddler be able to do, and how can you do to foster his development?
How can parents tell whether their childâs preschool is adequately preparing him for school, or placing way too much pressure on him?
It's called a 'gap year.' And the concept is now starting to gain significant steam here in America.
Do you think parents should have a say in selecting their child's teacher? Here's what you need to know before you rush the Principal's office.
Both President Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan have called for longer school days and years. Is this the way to higher achievement in our students?
While parents everywhere may worry about their child being victimized by bullying or teasing, others must deal with the children doing the bullying. When they find out their child has been involved in aggressive behavior with peers, many parents deny it and deal with it in unhelpful ways. We've got the expert advice from psychologist Dr. Joel Haber to help you deal with a child who has suddenly shown bullying behaviors.
Wondering what will happen in your fifth grader's science curriculum?  Here's a guide to what your child's academic life will be like.
These checklists will help you know where your child should be at the beginning and end of fourth grade social studies.
How can you celebrate your child's first day of school? Here are 5 creative and inexpensive ways you can kick off the new school year.
When a teacher calls home, it can be a scary experience for a child, and even scarier for a parent. You may be put in a vulnerable and defensive position, especially if you're not seeing the same unruly behavior at home. However, calmly addressing the issue with a teacher will help solve the problem and teach your child about healthy ways to resolve conflict. So take a deep breath and tackle the situation with these tips.
Here's an essential guide to all things preschool math, plus expert book picks to make learning fun!
Is it appropriate for your child to âfriendâ a teacher on a social network?
Practicing math facts this summer? Take some tips from the pros to make the process both fun and effective.
Here are some tactics and tips your teen can use to get into college.
Considering requesting a change in teachers? Here's what you need to know about how the system works, how to communicate, and how to advocate for your child.
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