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Helping your child connect school to work

Your middle-schooler may not understand why learning algebra, science or how to write essays matters. You can help make those school-to-life connections.

7 secrets of highly successful school lunches

Stuck in a school lunch rut? Try these seven easy secrets to school lunch success.

Parent cliques: how to handle them at your child's school

What to do when you feel left out of the "in" crowd at your child's school? Follow the advice of the experts: moms and dads who've been in the trenches and made it work.

How Can I Help My Tween Who Hates Her School?

I was wondering if you had any advice for me. My 12-year-old daughter, who is in seventh grade, hates her school and classmates for the most part. We moved to this new school last year and she had a tough time, and this year...

How Can We Help Our 12-Year-Old Learn to Like His School?

I have one child, a son who is 12 years old. He was going to public school from K-5 and was doing well. Now we are sending him to a private school and he gets Cs and is failing Latin. He cries to my...

Teaching older kids self-control

How to help tweens and teens think before acting (and resist those marshmallows!).

The bully and the bystander

Experts say that empowering bystanders to take action might be the key to stopping bullies.

Is your child's behavior on track?

A quick guide to social yardsticks in the classroom, preschool through middle school.

Walk the line

Help preteens and teens stay healthy by establishing a routine for walking.

Speaking of dinner

Family dinners aren't just about food. Learn how to boost your child's language skills one meal at a time.