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10 tips for a fabulous vacation (or stay-cation).

Summer activities for kids with LD: Making wise choices

Figuring out the right balance of activities for your child is the key to a successful summer.

Fun and games: 8 summer reading activities for kids with learning disabilities

Help your child keep reading skills strong over the long, lazy summer.

Free Summer Survival Guide

If you're heading out on family vacation, take along our Summer Survival Guide, packed with puzzles, games, and learning fun. A first aid kit for boredom on wheels!

Summer camp horror story

One parent's harrowing tale of a camping idyll gone awry.

Teens with LD: Finding a summer job

Having a summer job can help a teenager who struggles in school experience new success. One mother shares strategies that worked for her son.

Countdown to Back to School: Summer Reading

Back to School: Don't let the summer brain drain get to your child. Take time this summer to read at the beach, the park and on the back porch.

Should kids get summer homework?

Pointless busywork or essential academic upkeep? The experts weigh in on the hot debate.

6 signs of a quality summer program

Summer planning for kids is tricky: how's a parent to find top-notch camps and classes sight unseen? These expert tips help separate the best summer programs from the rest.

Is summer lowering your child's IQ?

Caution: while your kids are having fun in the sun, their brains may be at risk. Learn which summertime mind-melting hazards to avoid and get brain-boosting alternatives.