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Talking to your elementary school child: The top-three mistakes parents make

Avoid these conversational pitfalls to improve communication with your child.

Nine ways to eliminate bullying

Teaching children to speak to an adult about bullying is one of many suggestions from our readers on how to deal with a bully.

Talking to kids about tragedy

How to talk to your child about events with no easy explanation.

Jinx the kindergarten jitters

Prepare your kindergartner for the start of school with activities, stories, and just plain talk about the exciting journey ahead.

The truth about cyberbullying

As the number of households with Web access and cell phones increases, so too do the ways kids can bully each other.

Get Moving

How You Can Help at Home: Skipping is more than child's play. It's crucial for development. Here's how parents can help.

Reader tips: How to reduce end-of-school stress

Helpful hints on minimizing anxiety at the end of the school year.

Ten School Success Tips for Divorced Parents

These ten tips for school success for children of divorced parents come from GreatSchools readers and staff.

Reader tips: Favorite ideas for healthy living

Teach your kids healthy living skills.

Developmental Milestones: Age 4

Knowing what to expect as your child grows can reassure you that your child is on track with his peers or alert you to potential concerns. Below are some milestones to watch for your 4-year-old.