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Finding balance in your child's life

Do you shuttle your child from one activity to the next? Find ways to simplify your child's overscheduled life.

From Our Readers: Helping Kids Make Smart Clothing Choices

GreatSchools' readers share their ideas on how to teach kids to dress appropriately for school.

Talking to your child about school

Help kids communicate about school with these simple tips.

Helping your child connect school to work

Your middle-schooler may not understand why learning algebra, science or how to write essays matters. You can help make those school-to-life connections.

Teaching kids compassion

Show children the value of empathy by volunteering as a family, donating old toys, or trying any of these reader-tested solutions.

Bright ideas: Winter fitness tips

Stay active this winter with our readers' suggestions for getting in shape.

Teaching elementary schoolers self-control

How to help your children think before acting (and resist those marshmallows!).

Teaching older kids self-control

How to help tweens and teens think before acting (and resist those marshmallows!).

The bully and the bystander

Experts say that empowering bystanders to take action might be the key to stopping bullies.

Healthy Breakfasts for Healthy Minds

Eating a healthy breakfast can help your child maintain focus on learning throughout the day.