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How Do I Help My Child Relate to Others?

My daughter is having problems relating to other children. She is an only child and relates better to adults than with other children. I think it will resolve itself as she gets older, but for now she is lonely and isolated. What can I do...

My Child Would Rather Play Than Work

I have an 8-year-old girl (who is a twin). I have separated the girls for the first time this year. I put my one twin daughter in a very "low maintenance" classroom, as she is a self-starter, and does not need a...

How Can I Get My Child Excited About School?

My daughter states she hates school and cannot understand why anyone would like to go to school. We have talked to her about how learning is needed to succeed in life, that knowledge is important, and how she is lucky to be able to go...

How Can I Help My Son Adjust to Our Move?

Our third-grader is having a great deal of trouble adjusting to our recent move. We left a home where he had always lived and moved to a neighboring state when my husband took a new job. He is having a very hard time adjusting and...

My Child Is Bored and Disruptive in Class

My son is in third grade and doesn't want to go to school anymore. He says, "I don't learn anything anyways." He was tested last year for the gifted and talented program and I thought that would help with his complaints of boredom...

Summertime social for kids

Top tips on teaching children how to recognize and be a good friend.

What's your parenting style?

Experts have identified four basic types: authoritative, permissive, authoritarian, and hands-off. Whatever your approach, here's how to make the most of your parenting style.

Encourage hard work by celebrating your child's successes

Teach kids that effort is the key to success.

Signs your child is being bullied

Is your kid getting picked on at school? You can make it stop.

Why mistakes teach important lessons

If at first kids don't succeed, teach them to try, try again.