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7 secrets of highly successful school lunches

Stuck in a school lunch rut? Try these seven easy secrets to school lunch success.

Child development: 13- to 16-year-olds

Kids in early adolescence experience tremendous intellectual, physical, social, and emotional changes. What can parents expect to see?

Child Development: 13- to 16-Year-Olds

Read about typical physical, intellectual, and social growth that kids experience during middle adolescence.

Inside the high schooler's brain

What insights can neuroscience offer parents about the mind of a high schooler?

Ask the Experts about high schoolers

Find answers to your questions about your high school student's academic concerns, school-related behavior and preparing for college.

Tips for teaching generosity: High schoolers

An expert on getting kids to see the point in giving offers strategies for teaching teens the gift of generosity.

Parent cliques: how to handle them at your child's school

What to do when you feel left out of the "in" crowd at your child's school? Follow the advice of the experts: moms and dads who've been in the trenches and made it work.

My 17-Year-Old Doesn't Want to Go to School

My son who is 17 does not want to go to school. He comes up with all kinds of excuses. He won't do the assignments given by teachers. He distracts others. He is breaking his mother's heart and stressing us to the max. What should...

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