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Help! My Grandson Misbehaves at School

My grandson is in the first grade and his grades are good, but the teacher has sent a note home everyday this past week stating that he is talking, playing or interrupting the class. I have had talks with him, given him time-outs, taken things...

School lunches from around the world

Looking for new ideas for your child’s lunch? Take a spin around the globe for inspiration.

Help! My Child Is Always Late to School

My child never seems to get ready on time. How can I help her to be organized so that we are not late to school in the morning?

My child won't talk at school

My second-grader won't talk in school. He only whispers to his teacher, which is frustrating to the teacher. Outside of school he is a chatterbox. Because of this we've taken him out of school and he is being homeschooled. What should we be doing now...

Help! My Daughter's Friends Are Leaving Her School

My fourth grader attends a Montessori school, in which the children are placed in a multi-age classroom with the same teachers for three-year periods. Because the class sizes are small, there are only four fourth-grade girls and two fourth-grade boys in her class. Two of...

7 secrets of highly successful school lunches

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

Get your child to ask questions at school

Kids who ask questions in class do better in school than those who don’t.

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.

Help my child adjust to a new school after a separation

How do I help my daughter adjust to a new school after a separation? I am a newly separated, single mom of a 6-year-old. Unfortunately, as well as dealing with the separation, we are moving and she will have to start a new school...

How Can I Get My Child Excited About School?

My daughter states she hates school and cannot understand why anyone would like to go to school. We have talked to her about how learning is needed to succeed in life, that knowledge is important, and how she is lucky to be able to go...