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My preschooler is not participating in activities

My 4-year-old is enrolled in a summer activity, and the teacher informed me that she has not been participating in some of the games. She stands with her arms crossed and will not play. This is not the first time this has happened. I...

Inside the preschooler's brain

What insights can neuroscience offer parents about the mind of a preschooler?

10 key questions for preschools

Choosing a preschool? Don't do it without getting the answers to these questions!

The ABCs of picking a preschool

"But they're so little!" Ready to send your wee one to school? Keep panic at bay by learning why preschool's worthwhile, how to find the perfect one, and mistakes to avoid.

Playing It Safe: Preschool Playground Guidelines

Preschoolers and playgrounds just go together - here's how to make sure your school's yard is hazard-free.

How to prepare your child for preschool

Six ways to ease your child's transition into preschool.

What to expect in preschool: social studies

All about community: kids learn social studies concepts by observing what's around them.

Is your preschooler's biting and hitting normal?

Biting and hitting are aggressive behaviors that can be scary. Here's what's really going on when your preschooler hits or bites another child — and how to make it stop.

Is your preschooler good at school… but not at home?

Your preschooler’s behavior changes in different situations. For example, he behaves well all day at school, then turns on the bad behavior at home. Is this normal?

Is it normal for your preschooler to hurt animals?

When a young child hurts animals, the big question is: Was it accidental or intentional?