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Superstorm Sandy: How your child can help from afar

Here are ways children can channel their concern into helping friends, relatives, and other kids.

WATCH: Best viral antibullying videos

Most of these were done by kids, all of them will tug on your heart.

Sticks, stones, and drama: the truth about bullying

Author Emily Bazelon talks about her new book -- and what kids, parents, and schools can do to put an end to bullying.

San Francisco lets students own up to misdeeds rather than face expulsion

How one big-city district cut suspensions and expulsions — and why they may rise again

The wilderness transformed my son

What happens when a desperate mom helps her unhappy teen by sending him away? Nothing short of a small miracle.

Ode to Spring meets odiferous spring

Wondering how to tell your teens that their growing bodies, warmer weather, and negligible hygiene have joined forces in a perfect storm of stench? Give them this letter from a middle school principal.

When the teacher is the bully

Bullying has become a national issue. But what do you do if the school bully is your child's teacher?

Is your child gifted?

Unfortunately, it may depend on who you ask – and where you live. From IQ to behaviors, learn the many signs, both promising and troubling, of giftedness.

The surprising truth about roughhousing

Science now backs up what so many parents instinctively know: a spirited round of rough-and-tumble play is good for kids, helping them build academic, emotional, and physical smarts. Here's why.

Is the best second language Java, Python, or Ruby?

Coding languages are the backbone of our interconnected world. Here's why your kids needs to understand digital language - no matter what career they pursue.

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