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Health and the hood

Is the newfangled American dream (yes media room, no main street) hurting the very families it is designed to protect?

Summer health

10 ways to help your child thrive this summer.

Talking to your elementary school child: The top-three mistakes parents make

Avoid these conversational pitfalls to improve communication with your child.

Teaching elementary schoolers self-control

How to help your children think before acting (and resist those marshmallows!).

Tips for teaching generosity: Elementary schoolers

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

My kindergartner hates school

My kindergartner says she hates school. She tells me that she is bored and that the other kids are making fun of her. My child is very smart and gets her work done early and has nothing to do when she is finished. What can...

How to start a school garden

Schools nationwide are letting kids get their hands dirty while they learn. Here's a step-by-step guide to starting a thriving school garden of your own.

Three easy school lunches

Quick and healthy recipes for your child to take to school.

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Chef Carlin Greenstein shares her recipes for healthy quesadillas, dips, and more.

Help! My Child Dislikes School

We have a kindergartner who does not want to go to school. She did not want to go from day one, and it is not getting any better. She does not like to sit still for very long, and she doesn't like to color or...