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Why social skills are key to learning

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

The great Thanksgiving feast debate

Are school celebrations a valuable teaching tool or a waste of time and money?

Bright Ideas from Our Readers: Family Fitness

A family bike ride or walk in the neighborhood are easy ways to stay fit together.

Are we stressing out our kids?

Stressed out, over-scheduled, hurried: These words are often used to describe children these days.

Fruit Pops

Make homemade pops with fresh fruit!

Superhero play: Is it cause for concern?

Superhero play is a natural activity for preschoolers within certain limits.

A weighty problem

Think you know why Generation XXL has swelled its ranks? Check out these five surprising and suspected supersizers.

What teachers know: Roy Hudson

An award-winning high school teacher on helping kids like themselves.

Helping your child with peer problems

Does your child have trouble with friendships? Here are some helpful hints to help your child deal with peer issues.

Talkin' 'bout the birds and the bees

Everything you wanted to know about sex ed but were afraid to ask.