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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.

Physical health: The media link to obesity, risky diets

How can your child's media consumption affect her health? It can contribute both to obesity and to eating disorders. Here's how parents can encourage a healthy media diet.

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.

What makes a great parent?

Students and their schools benefit from supportive parents. Here are 10 ways to support your child and the school.

Why social skills are key to learning

Before they can learn academics, kids need to know how to behave in a group.

When to get your child a cell phone

Security and cost are two issues to consider when making the decision.

Five ways to reduce test stress

Does your child get stressed about tests? Follow this checklist to ease worries about standardized tests.

Zeroing in on zero tolerance

A recent suspension of a 6-year-old in Delaware is causing many parents to question schools' one-punishment-fits-all approach.

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