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Teaching your child to be respectful

Three ingredients for teaching kids to treat others with kindness.

Learning how to listen to your child

Boost communication at home by learning to listen.

How to put limits on your child's media time

TV, computers, and video games can be good for kids - with a few rules.

Partnering with your elementary school teacher

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

How to praise elementary schoolers

The right (and wrong) way to cheer on your third- through fifth-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).

My Daughter Is Being Mean to Her Friend

My 8-year-old daughter has had the same best friend since preschool. In the past year, she has been quite mean to her friend on the playground and at the bus stop. When I ask her about her behavior, she says that the friend is...

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...

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