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7 tips to ease kids’ stress about moving

Moves can be scary for children — changing houses, schools, and even friends! Make life easier for the whole family by getting your kids involved. Our guide has advice from packing to practicing to help smooth the transition.

Pros and cons of skipping a grade

Is skipping ahead the answer for gifted students?

Raising a child with mental illness: What I wish I’d known

8 great survival tips from a mother in the trenches.

Teaching tykes persistence

How to help your children stick with it (no matter what).

Bipolar at 5?

When her daughter was diagnosed at age 5, she fought the label. Then she realized that her once happy, effervescent daughter was turning into a tormented stranger.

Screen-free week

Are your kids spending too much time sitting glassy-eyed in front of a screen? Are you? Here's how to turn it off.

How to start a school garden

Schools nationwide are letting kids get their hands dirty while they learn. Here's a step-by-step guide to starting a thriving school garden of your own.

Kindergarten basics 2: Getting ready to write

Cutting, pasting, and playing ball will help prepare your child's hands for writing.

Kindergarten basics 1: Five key skills kids learn in kindergarten

Five important skills your child will learn in kindergarten.