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The five steps to resisting peer pressure

In the heat of the moment, it can be hard for your child to stay out of trouble. Give him these tools for dealing with peer pressure when it happens.

Books on peer pressure

This list of books - fiction and non-fiction - on peer pressure can help you and your older child. Print it out and bring to your library.

Is your school safe for your child?

Concerned about safety issues at your child's school? Take these questions along on your next visit, and get an insider's view.

The lowdown on sexting

Everything you wanted to know about this teen smut trend but were afraid to ask.

Parent cliques

Sure, they make other parents feel left out of the PTA party. But the biggest surprise is the damage an exclusive group has on parents, kids, and an entire school community.

Parent cliques: how to handle them at your child's school

What to do when you feel left out of the "in" crowd at your child's school? Follow the advice of the experts: moms and dads who've been in the trenches and made it work.

Unpopular... in elementary school?

"Unpopular" wasn't a word I expected to hear, so young, and from my own son. I felt less equipped to handle the struggle over popularity than any parental challenge so far.

When should I intervene if children are fighting?

Is parent intervention advisable when children have verbal disputes or when it seems that a child is being excluded? Should one parent talk to another parent about her child's behavior, particularly when it is hurtful to another child?

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