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5 surprising tricks for keeping your child healthy

Find out how old wives' tales meet modern science to ward off runny noses, sore throats, and sick days.

Teaching children to give

Sharing the experience of giving can be the most rewarding present you give your child this holiday season.

An epidemic of expulsions

California’s Kern County at leading edge of national debate over costs and benefits of harsh school discipline

The secret weapon for school success

What research reveals about sleep deprivation and its consequences for academic achievement.

Teaching kids responsibility

Helping your kids learn to be responsible is one of the greatest life tools you can give them.

Five tips to help your child love learning

How to send kids the right message (at the right time) about learning.

Stress and your child's brain

New research suggests that children are affected by stress in surprising ways.

How to talk to your younger child about sex

Really, really young isn't too young to talk about "it"

Dealing with a discerning diner

Do you have a picky eater? Here’s how to take the food fights out of mealtimes.

Raising a financially savvy child

Our readers offer their advice about how to teach money management to children.