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Got a kid who's never been camping before? Ease her fears with this collection that shows getting closer to nature can be fun and a precious memory.
Whether you call it slow parenting, simplicity parenting or free-range parenting, this article will teach you what it's all about.
When young children live in a home where a parent travels on a regular basis, unique challenges apply to the family. Here's how to make this a chance to learn.
Overviews teacher behaviors and the resulting effect on student learning and achievement.  Includes the role of emotion, expectations and ability grouping.
Whether your child has the best-loved teacher in school or gets stuck with an educator he's dreading, teacher-parent communication is critical to his scholastic success. Learn the best ways to contact (and stay in touch with) your kid's teacher with these do's and don'ts of communication.
How parents can best support children during the first year of college. Help make the transition to college easier for your child.
In today's wired world, some moms love to share everything about their kid on Facebook; others hide their brood from the Internet. Where do you stand?
Here are ten things all parents need to know and do to prepare for swine flu, also known as H1N1.
How schools can help meet the learning needs of chronically ill children.
When your child is between the ages of 5 and 9, your job is to empower him to be both careful and confident. That means teaching them about personal safety.
With the overabundance of definitions, criteria, assessments and theories on what a gifted child is, how can a parent go about getting a proper assessment?
Watch one of these family-friendly movies and your kids won't even realize they're learning something new. Here are the top educational movies for families.
It's a victory: your kid wants to scrap that ratty backpack.  Expert advice on the best backpacks around.
Is it appropriate for your child to âfriendâ a teacher on a social network?
Is your child is gifted? There are many education resources and programs to help parents guide their children to reach their full potential.
Here's how to host an outdoor class carnival, including ways to get other parents and the kids involved.
Too early to be worrying about kids and social media? Think again! Almost 60 percent of Americans ages 6 through 9 go online every day, and 90 percent of kids have an online history before they're 2 years old! Times are clearly different. But just because kids are all over social media, particularly Facebook, that doesn't mean they're all safe. Be a responsible parent by setting a stable groundwork for your child's social media use. Learn how to get started on the right foot, and your child will be more likely to make smart decisions in the tech world for years to come.
There are a plethora of schooling options for your kid. Which one fits your family best?
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