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Bright ideas from our readers: Cell phone use

Our readers debate whether children should have cell phones and at what age.

Bully pulpits: Books about dealing with meanies

Check out these books to learn more about dealing with and preventing bullying.

Ask the Experts about fourth-graders

Find answers to your questions about academic problems and school-related behavior.

Motivating the Unmotivated Student

Here's how you can help your student plan for the future.

Preserving your family stories

A family gathering during the holidays is an ideal time to record your family's stories.

From Our Readers: Dealing With Mean Girls

Readers share their ideas for dealing with mean girls.

How to tell if your child is happy at preschool

Is your child having problems at school? Find out the warning signs.

Home Rules

How you can help at home: Have your child come up with household rules and learn about the importance of rules.

Changing Children's Behavior in School

Some kids with learning difficulties develop behavior problems that increase their risk of failure. Learn how you can help.

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.