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My Second-Grader Works Too Slowly

My second-grader works very slowly. We both work on her homework during the afternoon. She usually needs to do about three to four pages of homework. We start at 6:00 p.m. and she does not finish until 7:30 p.m. I don't know what...

My child forgets what she learns

I have a daughter who is having a hard time learning. She tries hard, but it seems that she forgets whatever she learns. Then I have to show her again and again.

My Child Won't Complete His Work

Help! My child refuses to complete any class work. The teacher gives him plenty of time to complete his work in class. At the end of the day, she fills out what he is missing and sends it home with him with a note telling...

My Son Doesn't Write Down His Homework Assignments

My son is in fifth grade, and he takes a long time to write down and copy assignments. Most of the time he doesn't get all of his assignments written down and I have to get it from the teachers. When I spoke with his...

How Can I Help My Unfocused Fifth-Grader?

My son is totally unfocused when it comes to school. When he can't figure something out on his homework right away, he gets frustrated and wants my husband or me to do the work for him. He never reads the directions and will do assignments...

How Can I Get My Child to Finish Her Work?

My daughter has been getting worse and worse at school. I am a stay-at-home mom and her dad is around quite a bit, too. She has been forgetting her homework. After school the teacher asks her if she has her work and her books with...

Creating fun research projects for kids

Give kids some detective work and watch their brains grow.

Help your child make and reach goals

Giving kids a sense of purpose is easy with our four-step plan.

Tips for no-hassle homework time

Set the stage for homework success with a nightly plan.

NBC's Michele Borba and former NBA pro Adonal Foyle's winning advice on helping your child do it all

At our #emotionalsmarts Google+ Hangout called Letting Kids Fail, these experts each offered advice that all parents can take to heart and try at home.