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How to raise a caring child

Nice kids finish first in school and life.

Teaching kids to follow directions

Help your child learn to follow directions - a skill she'll need in school and life

How to praise young children

The right (and wrong) way to cheer on your first- or second-grader.

Do you need a parent coach?

Go, Mom, go! Could a parent coach turn you into the parent you always hoped to be?

Teaching elementary schoolers persistence

How to help your children stick with it (no matter what).

Partnering with your young child's teacher

How (and why) you should play a key role in your kid's school success.

Teaching young kids persistence

How to help your children stick with it (no matter what).

My Son Struggles in Class But Works Well at Home

I am very confused because my son works differently at school than when he is at home. The work his teachers say he struggles with in school is work he breezes through at home without a problem. The problem is mainly in math. I went...

My Son Is Smart, Slow and Stubborn

My son is pretty smart and was just accepted into his school's "gifted and talented" program. The problem is he does everything slowly including copying a simple assignment, taking a bath and eating. He also gets extremely distracted. For example, when he is...

My Child Won't Do His Work

I got a call from my son's teacher. It seems that he won't do anything at school. He just sits there and won't do any of the work. I know that he's capable of doing the work. His grades were good in kindergarten and first...