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The do's and don'ts of discipline

Prepare your child for success by setting consistent, realistic expectations.

Top discipline mistakes parents of tykes make

How to get your child to behave, and achieve more harmony at home.

Ask the Experts about preschoolers

Find answers to your questions about learning problems and school-related behavior.

My preschooler is not participating in activities

My 4-year-old is enrolled in a summer activity, and the teacher informed me that she has not been participating in some of the games. She stands with her arms crossed and will not play. This is not the first time this has happened. I...

Inside the preschooler's brain

What insights can neuroscience offer parents about the mind of a preschooler?

My preschooler plays after bedtime

My 3-year-old has discovered that if he is quiet he can play in his room after we have put him to bed. We go in numerous times to put him back to bed and scold him, but he continues to do this. This has...

How Can I Help My Preschooler Be More Attentive?

My 4-year-old daughter recently started preschool. This is her first time in school. Her teacher says she has problems listening and following directions. I don't notice these behaviors at home. How can I help her be more attentive in school?

My Preschooler Won't Speak to Her Teacher

My preschooler is very chatty at home. She retells stories but won't respond to her teacher at school. What can I do to help her?

My Preschooler Can't Control His Anger

My 5-year-old has impulse issues. He gets mad and lashes out then feels bad and true remorse after it is all said and done. I have talked to him and told him to try counting before making choices and he has not been able...

Partnering with your tyke's teacher

How (and why) you should play a key role in your child's school success.